[LMB] Birthday Tixie

Jean Lamb tlambs1138 at charter.net
Thu Jan 27 18:18:05 GMT 2022

Maruta Boyd, Happy Birthday! Your treat today is to go to fabulous,
exotic.Escobar. It's not Beta Colony, but you can go outside and breathe the
air for more than half an hour at a time, so hey. The capital city is quite
lively, and houses the Durona complex. You are given a tour (having an all
access pass from Mark and Kareen)  of the labs, which turns out to be a lot
of fun. They have many projects going including life extension, improving
cold sleep outcomes (there turned out to be some long term problems that are
only now being discovered), and the Really Secret Project, which turns out
to be reverse-engineering some Cetagandan modifications to the haut genome.
They don't talk about how they received some of the samples.


But they know you're going to be out of contact with anyone soon.no, not
that way, you're just going to go home to a time and space where there are
no Cetagandans. 


I digress. After the tour and a sumptuous luncheon with Mark and Kareen
(mmmm, yummy!) you are offered a basic tune-up, so to speak, which you
gladly accept. That is followed by a fine dinner at one of the finest
restaurants in the city with Mark and Kareen again, and the chief
administrator. You find out that some of the resumes he receives are also in
iambic pentameter, so apparently Dr. Borgos is not alone in trying to create
fine literature out of dusty statistics. 


Happy Birthday!!!


Jean Lamb

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