On the new 425m / 1400ft glass-floored ledges of the Willis (ex-Sears) Tower at lunchtime today. An apt visual metaphor for the the fact that – as most of you already know – after 22 amazing years, and many “Will I? Won’t I?” moments, I’m finally leaving the Office.
Jump into the unknown … no visible means of support, and all that. Seriously scary … but also OhMyGODThisIsSoEXCITING!!
The sudden move helps explain the tidying frenzy described in the previous post; although I couldn’t at that stage be frank about what had raised me from slobbishness as the news wasn’t yet official.
So far, the glass hasn’t given way; and, amazingly, I don’t believe it will …