Picture courtesy of EL Appleby
Back after a month’s absence. Where does the time go?
I’ve been working on a committee for a charity event for the past few months. The event is this weekend; the story below was inspired by both the picture above and that experience.
I also had a dog once that looked as though he’d been a collaborative design effort. He was a good dog.
Word Count: 104
Designed by Committee
Their first meeting outlined the mission and charter for the product. Successive meetings focused on process more than outcome. Each championed their idea as the most important, most vital element in the design without regard for the big picture.
When their product was unveiled to the market, it was met with surprise then horror. Stepping back for the first time, they could see the fruits of their labor. Blinded by hubris, they saw only the beauty of their vision.
– Best trunk!
– Great spots!
– Stripes rock!
– Better in Black and White!
God shook her head. She knew better than to outsource.
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© Erin Leary