A reader has called me three days in a row — each time at 6 a.m., a few hours before I’m at my desk — always asking me to call him back, but never leaving a phone number.
Today he leaves the following message:
“Joe, this is [Name Withheld] again. I’ve called you for three days now. You haven’t called me back yet. I don’t know if you’re sick or if you don’t work there any more or if you just have a habit of abandoning your readers. But you need to call me back now. This is ridiculous.”
At least his name is incredibly common, returning dozens of results in Greensboro and many, many more throughout our coverage area.
I’d love to call you back, sir. But you’re going to have to meet me halfway.