Vignettes from 1003 Capitol this morning:
...health insurance salesman from Miami towering over a fellow aide in a (closely) neighboring cubicle and loudly explaining the "tricks and techniques" for conceiving a baby girl. Apparently, the trick is 1 TBSP. of vinegar dissolved in 1 Cup of water. I cannot bring myself to repeat in print the techniques. My eardrums are scorched. I can't afford to lose my eyesight, too.
...arrogant, pompous, puffed-out local official moving a chair into the conference room for a meeting. The chair in question? Removed from the workspace of an aide who, at that moment, was ON A PHONE CALL WITH THEIR BACK TURNED. Who DOES that?
Snow Day: ‘Why, How, Whence Such Beauty and What the Meaning’ (Mary Oliver) - When I went into the blizzard sweeping the East Coast, I was surprised to find so many people hanging out or happily at work on all sorts of creations…Mary...
1 day ago