Stock Photo Guy has shown up in a couple recent blog posts I’ve seen, so here’s the latest scenarios I’m imagining he’s engaged in based on the content of the posts.

Help! I do not know what to write

OK, so here he’s definitely a writer, I guess. So I’m going to imagine he’s struggling with how to transition into an action-centric scene in his long-gestating novel while waiting for his lunch to be delivered to the Noodles & Co. booth he’s sitting in.

Why it’s okay to be selfish sometimes

Now he’s a neurotic young father who has escaped from home for a bit to try and get some work done on a project that’s due as soon as he walks into the office tomorrow morning. His wife is not happy with him leaving her with the infant because doesn’t she deserve to go out, too?

Chris Thilk is a freelance writer and content strategist who lives in the Chicago suburbs.