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Mr. G will see you now, the receptionist said. I walked in to see a giant shoebill. He was enormous. He looked down his beak at me, stared me down. I could feel my throat gulp a wad of salty gooey stuff. What did you need? He asked. I was terrified. I claimed to be in the wrong office, leaving swiftly. Scary isn’t he? The receptionist asked me. I was too frightened to nod. Last time I ask to see the mayor.

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Date: 1/11/2022 8:25:00 PM
Caren, You sure know how to describe 'em! Wonder if they pay gim in birdseed. -Richard
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 1/11/2022 8:37:00 PM
Thank you Richard. I appreciate your visit.
Date: 1/11/2022 7:52:00 PM
Ooh boy! Some people can be mighty scary!
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 1/11/2022 8:37:00 PM
This was a giant bird.
Date: 1/11/2022 5:43:00 PM
Hilarious! Wow, I'll bet he doesn't get many callers, even for official business. Frankly, I don't like people who use their positions or their stature to be intimidating. Ugh!
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 1/11/2022 8:37:00 PM
So glad to see you back!
Date: 1/11/2022 4:52:00 PM
Oh boy, now that's intimidation!
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 1/11/2022 8:38:00 PM
It surely is
Date: 1/11/2022 4:00:00 PM
Hmm, I never heard that term shoebill before. This sounds scary to encounter a person so intimidating (when he was construction boss over some younger guys). Could be my husband. hahaha
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 1/11/2022 8:38:00 PM
I am going to have to put a shoebill photo on this one now.