Sooo…hello. Here’s how the conversation unfolded…
Gene (g): Hello, this is Gene.
Kevin (k): Hi, Gene. Kevin here from the Chief of Staff’s office. I just wanted to touch base to make sure that you got my email about the CEB meeting tomorrow. We anticipate that you will be presenting progress and new items for the BCE/BCMA Multidisciplinary Team. Typically
some other schmuck some other schmuck gave the presentation, but he retired..
[G: *crickets, accompanied by the sound of my heart pounding…
K: Hello? Are you still there?]
Snaps back to reality, scrolls through the 150 emails from yesterday......
G: I don’t see that email, but I’ll look into it.
K: thanks, I can resend it if you like, that way you don’t have to search through a week’s worth of emails.
G: that would be great, thanks!
K: no problem. Let me know if we should defer to May, ok?
G: I sure will. Thanks again
K: ok. [click]