I lease an office in Silicon Valley. After normal business hours, I discovered the men’s bathroom was running quite low on toilet paper.
The office manager was out of the country on an extended vacation but left a phone number for us to contact if we needed something. I got the phone number and quickly sent a text message:
Me: Hello, Gerardo–there’s no toilet paper in the men’s room in Building 26. Thanks for your help with this. Dave Gardner
Me (moments later): Never mind. A colleague showed me a backup supply.
Recipient: I’m glad you found the backup supply. You can’t ever have too much toilet paper. By the way, you have the wrong phone number.
Thought for the week:
“It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about?” – Henry David Thoreau
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