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Finding Meaning in Meaningless ThingsThe casket glinted in the light as it hung over the grave. A few people shed tears, a few more tried to hide theirs. One woman dabbed at her eye with a black handkerchief. Others managed to keep their composure.
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None of the audience shuffled when a woman stepped behind the casket. Her black hair was cut short just below her shoulder, almost blending in with her black dress. A pair of diamond earrings sparkled in the sunlight.
She looked over the audience and futzed with the few sheets of paper she held in her hand. She took one glance at the papers, then lowered them and looked at the audience instead. They looked back at her with wanting expressions. Then she spoke.
"One day, I was walking with Eve and I asked her, 'If you had seventy minutes to do whatever you wanted, no matter how possible or legal, what would you do?' When I asked her this, she kept looking forward, and simply answered 'I would watch the world.' So, I asked her why.
"She broke into a big smile then, and I think you