Today, however, she was delayed by a last minute memo that the boss needed distributed by the end of the day on pilferage of office products. Supposedly, company profits were evaporating as workers took home their pens.
In reality, Calvin's marriage was on the brink of divorce, and he distracted himself by fixating on underlings who blithely walked home with small items after work. He was sure that they were happier than he was, and in many cases, he was right. So instead of planning for his soon-to-be single status and preparing for his personal future, Calvin Drew up stringent new rules assuring that office supplies would stop disappearing at such an alarming rate.
Calvin's attempt to control the work environment only served to interfere with Sandy's coffee break and solidify Calvin's reputation as the "office goof."
Nobody was falling for it, not even Calvin.