Tag Archives: Friendship

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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Bittersweet

It’s a bittersweet week. The lead at the coffee shop is moving on, moving up. She’s taking a huge step forward. We’re all proud, and wish her well. It’s this bittersweet that resonates inside us all. We are dreaming that … Continue reading

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A Jumble and Twist

Tick. Tick. Tick. The clock seems to be stuck at 8:00. Some days my job is boring. I look out the big tinted window and beg for 1:00. I just want to go home. I just want to go curl … Continue reading

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Little Engines

I think about how life works; the little greased engines within every motion. I look past the skin, and scattered pores, and I see this deep, red love that everyone seems to be searching for with an endless vigor. I. … Continue reading

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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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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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