“Anytime is good for me. Just let me know.”
Andrea nodded her head writing something down on her notepad. Then she backed out of her boss’s office and closed the door behind her. She sighed shaking her head when she knew he couldn’t hear or see her anymore. She sat back down at her desk and took some Asprin out of the top drawer.
“Is he being annoying again today?” Andrea’s friend appeared and sat down on top of her desk.
“No, just vague,” Andrea sighed.
“What does he want this time?” her friend wondered.
“He wants me to set up a meeting with some big guy at another big company, Lily. Then he told me to set up the meeting for whatever time works for me.” Andrea rolled her eyes.
“What is that supposed to mean?” Lily raised a suspicious eyebrow.
“I assume that was his way of telling me that I need to be here for the meeting.” Andrea groaned and buried her face on her desk.
“Why? What’s the meeting about?” Lily wondered.
“I have no idea. He didn’t tell me. He just told me who to set it up with and everything else was up to me. So I have to call that guy right now.” Andrea lifted his head up and picked up the phone.
“Good luck,” Lily muttered and walked away.
“Yes, I’d like to make an appointment on behalf of Mr. Charles Fink.” Andrea spoke with the secretary. She nodded her head jotting down some dates and times on her notepad. The woman on the other line kept talking so Andrea soon began to doodle. Then she paused with wide eyes.
“Oh… okay, that works out perfectly. Thank you.” Andrea hung up the phone and froze.
“I can tell by the look on your face that it’s nothing good.” Lily walked over from her desk and back up to Andrea again.
“That meeting is with a lawyer.” Andrea stared at Lily. “He’s trying to divorce his wife.”
Lily rolled her eyes. “If anything, she should be divorcing him on account he’s always bringing his work home with him. Now he’s bringing his home life to work with him? Sheesh…”
“And I have to be there for that meeting. Why? I’m just his secretary.” Andrea shrugged her shoulders.
“Because you’re my best supporter right now; I really appreciate it.” Mr. Fink came out of his office and winked at Andrea before walking away.
Lily snorted. “What a…”
“Don’t even go there.” Andrea muttered.