I've never seen "Forrest Gump" (and having made it this far, I probably never will*), but we all know what he has to say about a box of chocolates, life being like one and whatnot. Let's take that as the start for our own pseudo-poetic little non-game (replete with non-poetic non-prizes), The Life Is Like... Game. Create your own simile for life, long, short, funny, serious, profound, profane, whatever. (It just has to start with a "Life is like...", have some other words, and end with a period. Actually, it doesn't even have to end with a period. Really just that first part.) I'll go first. Life is like...
...listening to an AM radio signal late at night, and sometimes it comes in with alluring clarity, but often it recedes into indeterminate garble and dreamed up meanings, and then sometimes white noise; but the moments of clarity happen just often enough to make it seem possible that soon—very soon—you'll hone in on the signal and it'll all be perfectly clear.**It's like that. Your turn.
*I have a similar thing with Disney World: never have; consequently, probably never will.
** Which also reasonably describes the last season of "Battlestar Galactica".