My boss wasn’t going to be in until 10 am so I took my portable TV out of the bottom desk drawer.
I had learned from past experience that if I placed it on the very back corner of my desk I could get decent reception on my favorite ‘I Love Lucy’ reruns. You’d think being up so high everything would be crystal clear but it wasn’t. My friend, Jenny, in reception always called to warn me if my boss came in early.
When the alarms went off I stood frozen in front of the flickering images on my TV. Darn! I guess I was going to miss my favorite Lucy rerun.
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