Swift Scribbles: What Else?
I looked everywhere except at her face. Obviously I was still upset.
Somehow, this daughter of Eve had convinced my boss that they would sign the deal – but needed to discuss some finer points of the contract with the media head.
So my boss had
ordered suggested that I have lunch with her. I hadn’t gotten the call from Chevron or Shell…so I obeyed.
Maybe if I were right-thinking my chest would have expanded a few inches and I would have been levitating. Yeah.
All I felt was anger. I really wasn’t in the mood for socializing – especially not with a member of the opposite sex. Not then.
So I sat there with a wooden face and kept navigating the conversation towards business hoping to get done and get back out and into the safety of my small cubicle.
After a while she sat back and stared at my mouth, chewing slowly and steadily. When she finally spoke…
“We have all day.”
I sat there in silence and swore bitterly.