Virtual Starbucks buddies

My Starbucks buddies and I are now doing regular Zoom sessions with our homemade coffee in hand. It’s not the same as sitting on the couch in our regular spots, sipping our favorite drinks, but it’ll do. Tomorrow, we’ll all have our video cameras working. And I think there may be a couple more regulars… Continue reading Virtual Starbucks buddies

Mid-October Lunchtime Walk, Part II

Hillsboro is back to October weather: instead of yesterday’s blue skies and 73°, today is overcast and might reach 62°. In other words, it’s beautiful! After all, “There’s no such thing as bad weather; just bad clothes.” So, like yesterday, I grabbed my camera and set out on a walk. I had hoped the soft… Continue reading Mid-October Lunchtime Walk, Part II

Starbucks Tells Its Story

Um, yeah. I guess that’s okay. For me, Starbucks is my grande, extra-hot, two-pump, non-fat, no whip, no foam, white mocha. It’s made special because my Starbucks people know my name, know my order, greet me with a smile, and are fun to talk to while they prepare my drink. Thanks, Pam, Stacy, Natalie, Lexi,… Continue reading Starbucks Tells Its Story

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Morning Observations

Forgiveness feels so good. Why do I take so long to ask for it? And to recognize that I need it? Rain. Haven’t seen much of it recently. I’m glad it’s here. I’m glad it waited until after all the leaves came down and were picked up. And after I put up my Christmas lights.… Continue reading Morning Observations