13:21 c: G called her 36 year old lover …
v- a demon. I heard.
13:25 v- going through a divorce
c- a nasty one. I feel for her. I told her no worries about venting. I won’t reveal details. Just … I feel that demon comment …
v- was too funny
c- oh, they’re still together
v- which is funny in itself … still not divorced
c- no, she is not. Talk about the nightmare divorce … argh. ANYWAY.
v- but you’re divorced
c- yes, I am officially CMG
v- unofficially official
c- yes, I need to officially go through the legal hoops of proving I am with signed, stamped, etc papers in front of all these folks to get new IDs
v- which you din’t havr Yet
c- I HAVE NO FREE TIME WHEN OFFICES ARE OPEN…
v- and you can’t take time off
c- because I don’t get paid (if I am not physically in the office M-F 8:30-5pm)
v- I understand
c- anyway, working girl not happy about the lack of flexibility
v- it sucks, I know.
C- I try to be positive about it
v- but it sucks. I know.
c- market is 9-12pm Saturdays…
v- I understand
c- so, no, unless I take unpaid time off? I don’t Get legal shit done.
[ chit chat over lunch with L ]
13:54 v- I want to talk to you … do you like your job?
c- again, not my dream jib
v- and that’s All you’ll day
c- I had no illusions when I applied nor was offered the job.
c- I knew what I was getting myself into
v- new field, I know
c- quite frankly? It’s been better perks than expected …
v- right from the get go… say it… [ a different topic related to the in-bed roving reporter ]
c- no, that’s ok
v- no, say it
c- what’s the point?
v- it never comes to anything … I got it… so what do you want to talk about?
c- I feel all soft and poofy
v- ( outside )
c- I have no clue
v- … for a while … you’re outside?
c- yes, picnic table … chatting with L. She cracks me up
v- you helped her out?
c- yes, of course. She’s been without a car … I have the company car. Her place is on the way. I have no problem carpooling with her
v- she tried to give you $
c- yes, I shut her down. No reason to give me money.
V- it’s on your way
c- and I have the company car, it’s part of my “responsibility”
13:59 c- she’s a Green Bat Packers fan
v- I know …
c- she is so funny … I told her we’d have to bring in STUFF during football season
v- there are rival teams
c- yes, fans of other teams in the office.
14:03 v- one more thing… ILY … I know you have to go in soon…
c- ILY2 in my own way… you really need to talk to me
v- like a normal person
c- I will continue to be the hammer
v- for the rights of a human being
c- if this happened with a supposedly “good” person? It shouldn’t. It’s not fair to me on a personal level
v- the ongoing trust issues are an issue
c- I want to trust this but can’t because NO ONE is telling me what it is.
c- there comes a point when I HAVE to assume someone is taking advantage of me. Using me. Because Where the F are you to tel me differently?
c- you’ve made OTHER choices …
v- leaving you behind
c- just plain IGNORING a responsibility to me on a human relationship level. It’s not right.
c- and anyone …
v- complicit.. I know
c- it is not right. If I have to be the B to spew ethical rants I will ..
14:07 c- gotta go.
[ working ]
C: it’s a theme, apparently this spring
(Just throwing something together : Olive oil, garlic, thyme, all spice, ground raw sugar, onion, turmeric, salt … )