DH Skies
Me too
Sun Aug 12, 2018 03:09

That was better. Mary seemed to have got the message, and they were in some sort of middle ground now, whereby she would deal with the students’ issues as best she could, without going out of her way to make that her business. She was sweet, and Selina had no doubt that a great many of the students would like her. That probably made her a prime target for hearing about their problems but… Well, hopefully she could handle it. Being an intuitively feelingsy person had its plus points, so long as Mary neither drowned in other people’s problems (or her own) nor got taken advantage of by any of the less than caring students.

“I’m sure you’ll do a great job, on both sides of things,” Selina assured her.

“Thank you for coming by,” she nodded. She knew that, really, Mary didn’t exactly have a choice when summoned, but she knew the new professor would be busy, and would have a lot on her mind, what with her first classes coming up. “And for the sandwiches and juice,” she took one of the former, deciding that a quiet breakfast in her office sounded rather nice, and grateful to Mary for providing that option. “I’ll let you get on now. Good luck with your first day. Do come and see me if there’s ever anything bothering you,” she reiterated.

  • I'm so glad!Mary Brooding, Sun Aug 12 01:48
    Selina had smiled . What a relief! Mary was quite sure that this was a woman who, if nothing else, was honest. She was honest with her work and in her work, and she was honest with her staff. At the... more
    • Me too — DH Skies, Sun Aug 12 03:09
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