Gene's true calling ... is calling
Another installment in my Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of the plight of the beleaguered customer-service representative.
Yogi ® herbal tea
Me: I don't like tea, which is why I like your tea because it's like what most tea isn't.
Mercia: Um . . .?
Me: If you see what I mean.
Mercia: I think you are saying you have a more discerning palate than most people?
Me: Yeah. So how much of it should I drink at a time? It says it helps you relax, but when I get too relaxed, I get nervous.
Mercia: I ... Okay, well. You want to listen to what your body feels like.
Me: Now how wet should I make the tea?
Mercia: I think I need help with that question.
Me: How do I know when it's wet enough?
Mercia: If you put the teabag in first, it will submerge, so it will be wet enough.