Thank you, Gang! I knew you would make me feel less insane.
I purposely didn't share all because I wanted advice for Just one topic, and whether or not I was giving her too much space in my head. (Yes, I know the answer is, "Yes, you are.")
To clarify, I'm New Business and she's Customer Service. And our mutual supervisor does NOT micro-manage, which is another reason I love my job. They hire good people, turn us loose and treat us like competent adults.
The first time she called to tell me I had an e-mail, I was working on someone else's project so set my phone to filter calls so that I could concentrate, then begin her project. She.Walked.Over.To.My.Workstation to tell me that my phone was set to Please Do Not Disturb!
Last week, she telephoned to ask me to look something up for her. (We are way past New Biz, well into Customer Service Territory, so it's really her job. But as I said in an earlier post, I've never failed to be helpful or prompt.) So I responded, "Sure. Let me get out of this other program and access the site. <Waiting for website to load, still chattering> You know, this website isn't password protected. Anyone can go in and look this up." She chirped, "I know, but I don't know how to navigate it as well as you, and it's just quicker for me to have you do it for me."