This action might not be possible to undo. Are you sure you want to continue?
I told her Glassman was not a name to mention to I will explain
people other than the central SO/Med orchestra. that when I get back.
At that time, the confidence will Throw in Gerhardstein and
probably no longer need be kept. Geeta if she wants to.
Just let her know it is taking place. The Tribe has a built in The delay of what
(I recorded this via microphone. mic.
It was on the Video Conference.
transfers between Chicago and Delhi makes the conversation a bit different. … … MING off.) “What about me?” Interesting question. I don’t like keeping secrets and I We found ways to use humor even with the TI…
don’t know if I could from you any way. “Aren’t you good at it” I’m not sure. Haven’t really tried to enough to rate
I can tell you what I know now.
Glassman is a lawyer; He handled the patent. He
might as well get that out of the way.
In India Dr. Srikanth Patel is a powerful medical dude. wants to move very fast.
He wants to begin the process of I was told by Blythe that I I just want to
having Leverex approved in India.
have the authority to begin that type of thing. hear from everyone with a valuable on going forward.
opinion and get some ideas
Now you know what it is about, nothing is being kept from you. I know that you have been doing a lot of important tasks.
Any one of them would likely be more useful than you attending. But what the fuck do I know? you know why you should come. the meeting either way. “This is just like the journals of yours that I read. You You know your own work, and maybe You will know the outcome after
think everything through like this all the time, don’t you?” How much have you read? “Not much more than what everyone has. though. That is like academic writing. That is edited
I read a bit more as I
was designing a filing system.
I wanted to figure out where
these files of yours should go in relation to the meeting notes and recordings.”
You are supposed to know about all of my idiosyncrasies. Now you know more than I probably would have wanted. “No respect for you was lost. A lot was gained. Your
level of honesty, especially with one’s self is a rare.” Thank you. I believe we will need to discuss what I want
read, what I want skimmed, and what I want to keep personal. Mostly I want to avoid embarrassment. “That Diatribe of yours is the most important thing in this office. I am the one to be embarrassed. I had just started
here and I go off and leave my panties in there.” She got a good chuckle out of that. second. Oh, lord. at you. I’m sorry. The students were so crazy looking My wife is the only one who My heart stopped for a
I write down everything.
has ever confronted me with something I wrote. “Peter! Everything is OK. writing. I worried that I was in your personal
I then realized that there was no way to tell the I wanted to
difference between that and business writing. suggest that we work that out.
‘I found my panties in there’ was a line that I have had in my head since I read that. I think you will understand that I
just needed an appropriate place to use it. With anyone else it would have been a breech of confidence and terribly misunderstood. panic attack. After the Conference is over, let’s make a system to protect these things. This is something that I see as a crucial With you all I got was a quick
duty for me; one that is very specific to this organization. Until then, I will stash things away for you and keep you up to date. That is, if you trust me with the content.” Once someone has played the thong
Do I have a choice. card, what can you do? “Easy.
I believe that crotch-less trumps thong.”
Well played. Today’s conversation will, of course be in an entry. put that one somewhere special. “Will do. Just one thing more about that. Rumor has it that my last Let’s
boss wanted rid of me because I was a distraction to the boys.” Geeta assumed the same. “I couldn’t even bring that up to my best friend. thought I would sound vain and conceited. know if it was true. it with you.” I have so little sexual content in my writing. I never I
That and I didn’t
Your Diatribe let me know I could discuss
thought it would inspire a woman years my junior to discuss her underlings. “Listen, Smartass. brought me to this. It was your unprejudiced reasoning that
I am not moved to talk panties with some
middle aged computer nerd.” I thank you for your candor. I am interested in your fears of telling your friend. It
is obvious that you are well aware of your comely features, but are unwilling to discuss them. friends all the time? “I was aware of nothing else in high school. between southern belles and beach blondes. that I had to think of. I grew up Do you act ugly with your close
My looks were all
I kicked an eating disorder and by my
sophomore year of graduation.”
college was determined to become frumpy by
It seems you failed. You are morbidly obese, but other than that… ”I wanted to become someone who was taken seriously, but I went about it all wrong. You wont understand it. I thought I gave
that if I was out of fashion, that would do the trick. up clothes shopping. three years old now.
Everything I have to wear is at least
Now that I am in grad school, I work for a bunch of egghead science types. This top is laundered and that makes me a Without spaghetti stains around here,
fucking fashion plate.
you are dressed to the nines.” Guilty as charged. Not me as much. I have a wife. I am
Marinara-free by the time I leave the house in the morning. “I respect that. I don’t respect you for it, of course.
Geeta has good control over you.” OK, respect me for a bit. There is money in it.
Any item in this conversation, when taken out of context, could distress my wife.
“Don’t even speak of it. be for you.
That is the last thing I want to
Will you work with me to eventually have a
protected Diatribe?” I will, and I appreciate your understanding. The Diatribe It
is something that is specific to this job and organization. was specific to me, as a person, but then I stopped being a person. I am a soulless void now, but a fun one to work for.
Can you get that meeting set up? I got my meeting. Geeta and Gerhardstein were there. Even
Scott came into the office, and showed up for it. Glassman were on the phone.
If it were possible, I would have Problem Angie
had Cambridge on the video and Chicago on the phone.
was that Blythe and Glassman were not in the same place. popped in and out. was not critical.
She needs a full rundown, but her attendance
If they wanted to, we are set up that they could get online and just watch. want to. I had to create discipline. I really want to hear mainly I will signal our Chicago That doesn’t tap bandwidth, but they didn’t
from Dr. Blythe and Nathan Glassman.
participants when the topic is open for discussion.
I asked Miles to set it up so the meeting was recorded, but I didn’t ask him to attend. they were short-lived. I had pangs of guilt for that, but I can no
I am drunk blind with power.
longer feel guilt about anything. I find it all funny only partially because I am, as we all know, twisted. Mostly it is because I felt so much in need. Move to approve the drug.
This is the real deal.
In all the pages I wrote about this idea, not once did I even infer that it would be me doing this. it would be done. do it. When Gerhardstein and I had our initial discussions, we came to that conclusion that it couldn’t be done unless you had an already developed drug to start with. I was humbled by that I simply wrote that
I also didn’t propose who it was that would
realization and thought I would be instructed to think things through further in the future. The idea was no good.
Instead, they come back to me a few days later like this. “We got that drug you need, now do it!”. So I tried to limit attendance out of my own humility. was related to not knowing whether to trust myself and not seeing myself as their leader. It
Blythe came on very tired.
He explained that he had been
up late reading, and eventually accepting, Vivian’s dissertation. “I helped her make the important final edits and
began the paperwork to name her Dr. Vivian” he said with a very suspect tone on the words “helped her”. I was the only one in the meeting who knew her. Blythe had never met Viv. heavily on her for a while. could be forthcoming. “I expect so. Is this some sort of academic bribery? One Wish her my best. Even Dr.
That has weighed
A job and her own flat to live in
just needs to get their department chair to provide lodgings and you are assured your PhD.” We are on a University Campus here Malcolm. it down. I would keep
We might end up sending you more borders. I introduced Glassman to the rest. He has
Ice is broken.
offered up some legal advice.
He cleared things up right away.
He said that I need not keep his name on the down-low any more. He even mentioned that a spin-off legal group was in the works. I would give more than the icebreakers and completely transcribe the meeting. I thought I would be reading and
listening to the meeting as notes for my upcoming activities,
but this was just a congratulatory session. “That’s great, Peter”. know what’s best”. There you go. I know best? I don’t see how I can take confidence from that. I felt “Good work, my good man.” “You
“Your in charge here”. An hour of that.
“Keep us posted”.
like I was on my knees saying “I don’t know what I’m doing, please help”. you”. I just got Angela back online afterwards to tell her that we were moving forward with this. goes. Just gonna take ‘er as she Scott The answer I got was, “You do know, no help for
After that, I met with Gaurav and Miles together.
is out on another trip to do an install. I am at the point where writing Tribe is wasting time. This lady, Montana-Lynn (really Deborah-Lynn) sent contracts and documents on how we should bill out Scott’s work. revue those. I need to
I have to decide how we handle a revenue-producing
section of the organization. Curses to you, the distracting Tribe. I must work.