One of the harder things to communicate effectively to non-Proposal-Landers is the intensity of always working in a deadline-driven environment. It wears you down. Well, it wore me down. Maybe that deadline pressure — on a daily basis! — explains the hard-drinking stereotype of the ink-stained wretch.
It’s only in retrospect that I can see that some (ahem) of my reactions were, perhaps, not entirely reasonable.Buddy & Me: Please Submit . . .