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From the Other Side of the Counter

From the other side of the counter there is so much to be seen, but so little to be understood. I have been out of the country for the past 18 months. The country in which I found myself hardly … Continue reading

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Why Not?

The constant slam from customers gets really redundant. Let me give you a taste of my every morning. “Good morning,” I say trying to fight off the sleep in my eyes. “Grande Black.” The man said with his still in … Continue reading

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Fantastic

The mornings are getting colder and colder. Snow has fallen and the trees are all naked. The salt is out and the grass is dead. I don’t love winter like some do. I love fall, spring, and sometimes summer. Winter … Continue reading

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Calm Tea. INEEDYOU.

My thoughts float around me like snowflakes hesitant to land. Melting, melting, crying as they do. Bubbles bursting too soon, and I’m not capable of grasping them. I’m trying. I am. I’m aching to be thorough and clear. I don’t … Continue reading

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Some things in this life are just beautiful.

Some things in this life are just beautiful.

A good cup of tea, and some slow music sounds like perfection to me.

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Wrinkled Smile Eyes

There are some faces that stick out the first time you see them. There are some smiles that will catch your heart each morning. There are some drinks you’ll never forget. The first time I saw him he ordered two … Continue reading

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Grande latte, decaf, whole milk, please?

It’s been said, by someone that is more known than me that there are two people you don’t mess with in this world: One–the guy who works on your car; this is reasonable. Any clever being would know that a … Continue reading

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Today I Am

The conversations that take place inside the walls of a coffee shop can be random, eccentric, and incredibly personal. This morning was closer to me than normal. Due to my position as barista/ free counselor I find myself letting people … Continue reading

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Waking Up to Coffee

Coffee is like water for some people. Countless times I have been told what joy I bring to the world each dark morning. I wake up every day ready to burn my skin again; ready to reek of coffee beans. … Continue reading

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