I do my level best to be there for my friends, family and co-workers.
Last Wednesday we had a gathering planned with the folks from the pharmacy to celebrate the completion of a large project. There was pizza, and cake!
I had been trying to help a user with something, but was having problems understanding the issue so I enlisted the aid of one of the experts who happened to be located at one of our rural sites.
It was a morning of back and forth with me presuming she didn’t understand what I was looking for, and her knowing I didn’t have a freaking clue.
So, just before lunch I got a hold of her by phone and we sort through the issue.
I hear some commotion down the hall and tell her that I have to cut the conversation short because there’s cake.
She says, “Oh, I hope you choke on cake!”
I promise that I will do what I can for her, because I’m there for my friends. I tell her I’ll see what I can do about getting video.
About to 2pm I get an email from her. The subject line was “So no video huh?” She complained bitterly that she was relying on that for her evening’s entertainment.
Not wanting to disappoint, I quickly came up with a solution: