"How numerous rooms in this home?"
"Let us see. There is the master bed room suite. That is one particular whole floor. There's the living location, the multi-media place, the library, the further bed room, the other extra bedroom, the other other added extra bedroom. There's a great deal of bathrooms. 1 on every single flooring. There's 6 flooring."
"Quit! What's the sq. footage?"
"That's a quite good problem. I'd say more than 6600. Does that sound right? But it's up and down. This is the city."
"In which are you heading now?"
"The other work. That is on Park Voie. And really don't look up when we stroll down the road. I dislike it when men and women do that. It is a sure indicator you are from out of town. I dislike that. The area is crawling with tourists."
"You are a extremely active man. Do you like what you do?"
"I adore what I do. I'm up at 5 a.m. every morning, occasionally before to get down here by 7. It's a lengthy day. And a lengthy week. Some nights I do not get house right up until immediately after 9. Then it is straight to mattress. And the subsequent day, my routine starts once again."
"What else do you do for Charles Cortes, Inc.?"
"I constructed their web site. I handle that stuff, as well. Every person asks me for help for tech things. I can do html. Big blunder. Sometimes I want I didn't know about personal computers."
"Can I have the hyperlink? I'd like to place it in my post."
"Sorry. The site is shut to the manifeste. It's a non-public online knowledge base. Consumer title and password is expected to go to the internet site. I hold the password."
"Do you do banners?"
"Oh, Ma, I'm so hectic. Please. Really don't ask."
"George, do you bear in mind wherever you were 5 years back at this time?"
Extended pause - as I hold out for him to recall that darkish and stormy night time.
"I have no concept. I don't truly remember."
"Any thought exactly where you want to be five a long time from now."
"5 a long time from now I'd love to operate on reconstructing one of my individual properties. I'd market it ahead of it is comprehensive. Stroll absent clean. I will float the bank's funds. I'd like to be residing down here with Colleen, have a pair kids."
"What about 9/eleven, George. Didn't it hurt creating?"
"9/11 experienced a moment result on creating. Probably for one particular yr right after. Now nobody cares. This is New York City. You can't destroy it. No issue what you do, it will constantly grow. It will usually be right here. It's New York Town! It's the Metropolis! Nicely, at the very least I think so. I could be mistaken. I don't know. What do you think?"
On the wander again to Grand Central, I do the vacationer point - I look up. Of course. I concur. New York is an remarkable Town. And so is George L. Griffin III.
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