Last week I was looking for my boss when I noticed Nabokov’s Pale Fire on a colleague’s desk. I asked her, “Are you reading this?” Realizing how condescending that sounded, I tried to make a joke of it and added, “Or what?”
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Sabine was making pupusas, a sort of filled corn tortilla from Salvador. Usually when she cooks I might just help with slicing and dicing, but as the dish was Latin American I got more involved and started making some pupusas myself.
As we cooked, I told Sabine about my conversation on Friday with our company’s director of human resources. I’d gone to talk to her about year-end review stuff, but at some point the conversation took an unexpected turn.