The Elderberries by Corey Pandolph and Phil Frank and Joe Troise for September 26, 2023
Dusty: Ah can't believe UPS would ask you back after so many years, Boone. Boone: I'm in no shape to be delivering packages again, that's for sure. Professor: Boone, they aren't asking you to return to your old position... Boone: They're not? Professor: They're asking you to represent the company in a TV commercial! Didn't you read the whole letter? Boone: Well, I got to the "we need you back," and just figured for the worse. Dusty: Exactly! Ya set yer expectations to "grim" an' each day is like Christmas!