Making sure all her files were in order before she left for the holidays, Jane patiently thumbed through the pile of parchments stacked on her desk.
December was her least favorite month of the year. On top of forced holidays that put a considerable dent in her routine, clients seemed to become more and more frivolous. Apparently, the holiday spirit was supposed to extend to her office and suddenly she was expected to offer loans as generously as Santa rewarded children. The foolish thought made her snort.