Amber Slone was on a mission. It was early May, a couple of months into the COVID-19 pandemic, and she and her coworkers had been working from home for 10 weeks. They were bored. She was bored. The last thing anyone wanted was another Zoom call.
Nevertheless, Slone wanted to engage her colleagues, so the 33-year-old found herself driving around Dallas, darting from one coworker’s home to the next with dozens of soda bottles and ice cream pints in tow.
It took Slone three days, but she delivered all of her colleagues their own ingredients and guides for making an ice cream float. Under normal circumstances, this mission would have made. . .