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2018 May 29

5 minutes: Where are you going?

"Nowhere special," I said, trying to remain noncommittal.

I didn't know how much of my personal life I wanted to reveal, and at that moment I reflexively opted for minimal disclosure.

"It's a great day," she said. "I hope you enjoy the sunshine."

"Thanks, hope you have a great week."

"You too," she said as she left for her car.

I went back inside. 

I hadn't signed out yet. Not that it really mattered. But it was standard protocol.

I took a look in the break room. Empty of people, but stacked high with donuts and other treats dangerous for my blood sugar. There was nothing left but for me to leave.

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