Will call you, 9/6, my client said today, after he canceled tomorrow's appointment. His daughter, son-in-law, grandson and granddog are in limbo in a motel in Alabama, wondering what's next. His mind is on that, not his speech to a food trade association.
The reality is that few of us, even those of us who are not directly involved in Katrina's aftermath, want to work. We're preoccupied with this latest blow to our fellow Americans, our American economy, our way of life based on plentiful and cheap energy.