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Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Stunned Silence

Something unusual was in the air at work today... near complete silence. Sure the office was a-buzz with work. But everyone was oddly quiet and more focused on work. (wish I could say the same. but I got to work at 8:10am and I was immediately tagged to speak with one very upset woman) However, the folks I work with tend to be regular news hounds and barkers about events and what-not. I was thinking to myself most of the day... What day is it? What month is it? Did we just have an election of epic proportions? Not ONE person in the office today spoke of the elections. I even tried eavesdropping on some of the folks that were more vocal about being McCain supporters. Not even the lone Obama supporter was heard making a comment, and she's a yakker. It really felt like the twilight zone.

4 comments:

karen said...

I noticed the same thing. I don't know if people are trying to be respectful of each other or what exactly it is??

Michael said...

We're all wondering if we'll have jobs as of tomorrow (it's Detroit, we're in automotive.) I think I'd enjoy the silence for a change.

Michael said...

We're all wondering if we'll have jobs as of tomorrow (it's Detroit, we're in automotive.) I think I'd enjoy the silence for a change.

Breenlantern said...

I wish all offices were as respectful. Political elections have become very personal and I do not believe discussions about them have any place in the office setting. I have recently had problems in my office stemming from such discussions by other staff members...I wish everyone had stayed silent.