You must be pretty excited about your trip to Europe, Dorothy.
When are you leaving?
In just two weeks, and I am excited.
I've been looking forward to this training program for a long time.
But there are still a few things I need to do before I go.
Like renewing my passport and figuring out what to do with my apartment while I'm gone.
You are not going to give it up, are you?
No way! I'll never find another apartment like it around here.
But I don't like the idea of paying three months for an empty apartment, either.
So, I'm looking for someone to take it while I'm away.
Um, let me think. Oh, I know just a person.
An old colleague of mine, Jim Thomas.
He is coming here to do some research this summer, from June to August.
Well, that's exactly when I'll be away!
Tell you what: I'll be calling Jim late this week anyway, so I'll mention it to him.
Well, thanks, Bill.