I’m getting ready to leave for another work trip. Coworker S must remain behind to hold down the fort on his own.
Sarah McLachlan’s “I will remember you” is playing in the background.
Sarah: I will remember you
Me: Don’t Cry. I’ll be back soon.
Sarah: Will you remember me?
Coworker: Oh god. I hope so.
Me: It’s just going to be a couple weeks.
Coworker: The more you say this, the less convinced I am.
Me: Everything is going to be alright.
Coworker: [sarcastically] Oh, that makes me feel a whole lot better.
Sarah: Weep not for the memories…