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August 5, 2008
She deliberately asked for the wrong person, with a blank expression. The middle-aged director of international studentsí ESL, last yearís brochure in hand, should know whom to ask. But she inquired after Lori, who had just begun her nine-month leave only a week ago. Everyone was instructed to speak with Lois, the office manager, about any new project requests. But Lois was at lunch. I thought it odd that she didnít ask for Lois, but Lori. I leapt at the chance to take a new project, assuring her I could design it. Later I was told she always circumvents Lois.