I was hanging out with good friend, absurdist author, and real-life Muppet A.M. Hounchell. In the abrupt way that one meets a person while sitting with an absurdist, I met Tre, an insightful young man from Louisiana with the cool and depth of performing artist Donald Glover.
We three were talking about existential stuff that was far above our pay grade, and I happened to say,
Happiness is a choice.
This is a concept that has settled upon me like shellac on a table–it makes me shiny, and I…