A Timeline of Time: You Want it When?
Oh and get this: the client still complained about the price!
He had no idea what happened behind the curtain until I told him. I remember there being dead silence on the phone for a good 45 seconds until he submitted with a simple, “Fine!” and begrudgingly paid the bill.
I worry about what is coming next. FedEx is no longer fast enough. We now live in a text messaging world. My kids send me a message and then call 90 seconds later, indignant that I didn’t respond. Shame on me, girls, I was driving!
Six months to six days to six hours to RIGHT NOW, DAD!!! What a world.
You can get high-quality color printing in minutes, but the delivery time for a decent pizza is still 45 minutes. And you call that progress?
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