“What you been up to, Pete?”
“Not so much ‘up to’ anything. More like ‘down to’. I’ve been sleeping on a couch in the city dump.”
“How did you get to this nice place?”
“Got a job.”
“Yeah. Never again will I say I’m ‘down in the dumps,’ – At least if the new guy can keep the jobs a’comin’. I hear a lot of places are going on lock down.”
“Yep. Can you tell me where that couch is?
Submitted for Friday Fictioneers 100 word challenge by https://rochellewisoff.com/ Mine is short today. About eighty words. I haven’t discovered how to count words on this block editor.
Picture also by rochelle.