photograph/collage — AleXander Hirka / clipart: UIHere

Hark, A Holiday Miracle

Accompanied By A Festive Soundtrack

As was often the case, he got an existentially ambiguous look from the guy in the full length mirror in his apartment. He adjusted his fedora, swung the scarf around his neck, and merrily proceeded onward—down the elevator, out the front door.

Hard to imagine—he thought to himself as he stepped outside—that there is a vast universe of…