Big Nate by Lincoln Peirce for December 31, 2009
Nate says, "Hi there! Would you…" Woman says, "Let me guess. You're offering to shovel my driveway." Woman says, "I see where this is going. You'll doa good job. So I'll hire you to shovek my driveway the next time it snows. And the next time." Woman says, "But then one day it'll snow and you won't show up! You'll bail on me without so much as a stinkin' sticky note!" Nate thinks, "Time to back away slowly." Woman says, "Why?? Why, Dwayne, why??"