Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2002 15:55:00 -0400
From: Charles Sutton 
Subject: TEA in the Atrium in 5 minutes

We are sorry to announce that TEA has been in some disarray lately.  We always
underestimate the number of tea bags we use, the Oreos never get finished on
time, and furthermore, some of the crackers always seem to be defective (too

So I propose the following TEA process.  As you enter the Atrium, I will
expect you to present a TEA specifications document, which will describe the
amount of TEA and snacks that you intend to consume, the order you plan to
consume them in, the estimated time for each stage of the consumption, and how
said consumption is expected to contribute to your overall nourishment.

I will review these documents with the other senior TEA architects--- mostly
current and former TEA totallers---while soliciting input from management and
customers.  Once we get the go ahead, then you may implement your consumption
plan, provided, of course, that you submit progress reports after every

TEA this week is sponsored by Lee Osterweil and the LASER.  
As always, we are

   Your obedient savants,

     The TEA Totallers

       Laylaa Ali and Charles Sutton

P.S. Thanks to Mike O'Neill for being this week's TEA chauffeur.
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