“Why did you leave us, sir?”
There was just one more box to be packed as I cleaned out my office. My mind was going over the fond memories of seven years when I heard a gentle knock. Our newest intern was at the door. “You were doing so well, sir”, she said “why did you then decide to leave us?”.
I gathered my thoughts for a minute and replied softly “How else would I have realized how much I was appreciated here?”