Title: The Impossible
Source: 100 Word Challenge – Thin Spiral Notebook
Nothing serious, once again, just a small, short vignette – hopefully entertaining and humorous. Inspired by a very common problem at our very modern-day offices. To this day, it still astounds me how entire companies and corporations can dominate and influence the world, yet still be crippled by something as simple as a bug in the system, or a computer going offline!
She couldn’t have asked for a better day. She was fully awake. No server back-ups scheduled, no sudden server failures. Now, with a few hours left, she was prepared to –
The phone on her desk rang, and she picked it up with a groan. “Yes, speaking… yes, this is IT…” She listened to the rambling, then, “It’s not turning on? Are you sure? … Alright. I’ll be there.”
She put down the phone, sighed, and left her cubicle. So much for her dream of a problem-free day. Hopefully it was just a case of someone not plugging in their computer.