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"It's a balloon reminder that all joy is fleeting."
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The bane of every college applicant: the admissions essay.
"So, are you here alone?"
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"I don't mean to make you miserable on purpose, it just happens in the normal course of my behavior."
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Prison on an airplane
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Vacuuming Up the Mood
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Tags:lunch, lunches, martini lunches, martini lunch, businessman, businessmen, alcoholic, alcoholics, alcoholism, martini, martinis, martini glass, martini glasses, drink, drinks, drinking, drinker, drinkers, heavy drinker, heavy drinkers, heavy drinking, depressed, depression, depressing, drunk, drunks, drunkard, drunkards, inebriated, inebriation, misery, miserable, extra large, large size, large sizes, alcohol, hard alcohol, cocktail, cocktails
"Maybe I haven't suffered enough. Why don't you whip up some of your curried pork balls and refried rice for dinner?"
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Goodbye and Good Riddance
"Look, it's silly for you to come home from work miserable every day. Why don't you just stay there?"
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Sad Eyes Street Art
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"I used to be miserable. I was happy then."
Success Around the Corner
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"My goodness, Marion. Our dishes are so spotless, I can see deep within my hollow, tormented soul!"
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"You've made me very happy, but now I want to be miserable again."
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Items from the Fall 2018 Melancholia Catalogue.
spring must be on its way - the rain's getting warmer.
Greetings From Downer Beach.
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"I'd just like to let you know that even in good times I'd let you get the check."
"I wouldn't say anything, Elliot, but your mood is affecting everyone in the office."
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Night after night she stares at the lovely sea longing for her husband's departure.
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