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Here is a conversation I had at the ski area not long ago with a man who works there.

Me: Do you know where human resources is?
Oregonian: Yes.
Me (after long pause): How do I get there from here?
Oregonian: Why do you want to know?
Me: (I am thinking but not saying….Because I want to tell them to give you customer service training!). I need to talk to them for a friend of mine.
Oregonian: But they can’t share any specific info with you about someone else.
Me: Great! Now how do I get there from here?…

Bemused and befuddled.

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