Strange Short Tales 2
Charles E. Wells
Copyright Charles E. Wells 2011
Published by Wellston Publishing at Smashwords
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Dublin, Georgia 31021
By Charles Wells
Myra watched the flow of data scrolling up the computer monitor for a few minutes then leaned back in her chair and sighed, "You know, Carol? I think traffic today is the heaviest I've seen since I got here. Are you seeing all the hits we are getting? "
Carol, seated next to Myra's desk, nodded and said, "Yea I do but it's normal for this time of the year. This is your first Christmas on the job, isn't it?"
"Yes it is. How many years have you been here?"
"Gosh, around thirty or so I think. I lost count so who knows. There's always a peak around Christmas each year. You'll get use to it."
"I don't know. I was hoping things would drop off but it's just the opposite. Why are people like that? They get all wound up and emotional around the holidays?"