BEFORE WE BEGIN…
A quick explanation: I recently launched another blog, but doing so violated a promise I made to my lovely wife – Vampirelover – to scale back my writing projects (an online column, a blog and two book!) and spend more time as a family. NEVER LIE OR BREAK A PROMISE TO VAMPIRELOVER! The blog is dead, but I am happy to report that my marriage lives on…
We now return to – wait a minute…
Sorry about that, an upscale corporate bigwig (My iPhone is bigger than yours!) just decided to make my day.
CORPORATE BIGWIG: Excuse me, I need to speak to you about my car –
THE HOOK: Certainly, sir. You need to speak to the gentleman over there (I pointed across the hall) you’ll save yourself time. I wouldn’t want you to have to repeat yourself.
CB: (In a loud, “Get me some coffee, maggot!” voice) I HAVE NO INTENTION OF REPEATING MYSELF! YOU’RE GOING TO HELP ME NOW! I HAVE BUSINESS TO RUN AND MEETINGS TO ATTEND! I KNOW WHAT I’M DOING, DO YOU?
THE HOOK: I know which desk I’m manning. Do you?
And with that, I pointed at the sign perched upon my desk that reads “BELL DESK“. Once again, I wish I could capture these moments…
CB: (After much pondering) Well, this must be a very satisfying moment for you…
THE HOOK: I have to admit, sir, my morning was pretty dull until a moment ago.
Corporate Bigwig took $10 from the pocket of his expensive raincoat and slapped it on the desk. He than gathered up his files and suitcase, tucked his corporate tail between his legs and headed off to the actual Valet Desk. Some people think money can negate stupidity and a lack of consideration for one’s fellow man.
Those people are right.
TIME FOR OTHER BUSINESS..
A shout-out to my newest blog buddy, Kristen Lamb and her best-selling tome, We Are Not Alone: The Writer’s Guide to Social Media. Give it a try, folks. You won’t be disappointed…
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