believe it. They don't show you this stuff on the TV nature shows.""Formulas just aren't photogenic enough.""Dr.
Tinsdale's latest masterpiece?" Daria's boss said while looking
over her shoulder at the monitor. "No wonder your interest is
wandering. That old windbag can bore anyone to tears.""Oh,
hi Dr. Findlay," she replied."Daria, did you
finish proofreading the Takara manuscript?""Friday.
I dropped the Zip disk in the 'finished' basket on my way out.""Can you please check to see if you accidentally left it
on your desk? I can't find it."Seeing his "don't
argue with me" face, Daria said, "I'll check.""Please bring it to my office when you find it.""What if it's not on my desk?""You
were the last one to handle it, so I expect you to find it.""Yes, Dr. Findlay."After the older man
walked away, Shelly faintly whistled and said, "He's not happy."Saving the current file on her computer, Daria said, "I
know I handed that disc in for the subject editors.""Better
look anyway; you know how he gets."Daria rolled her
eyes before starting to search her cluttered desk.Walking up the stairs to her apartment, Daria sorted the
day's mail as a distraction. "Junk, junk for Jane, more junk,
electric bill, junk for Karen, catalog for Jane, and" The
final item was a large, thick envelope. She hurriedly opened the door
and rushed in, dropping the remaining mail on the dining table as she
opened the large envelope.Dear Ms. Morgendorffer,Your latest manuscript, "Ides of ...