It takes a special kind of person to ask about the screaming while watching an old military elevator smash into its own housing over and over again… and then hurry onto the subject of the temperature of the coffee.

Gladys is a special person with her own ideas about the hierarchy of importance in the world.  But then, so is Mr. Cranky.  Apparently, so is the Cassowary, Shelly, Mr. Out-Front-Biker, and … well, everyone else.  We’re all special.