Tag Archives: coffee

Investigative Dating

It was a big night for Grayson. He took Betty to the best restaurant he could afford. This was the best chance to impress his latest crush. When the meals came, Betty pulled out her cell phone and took a … Continue reading

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Control Freak

It was time for Tom’s daily trek to The Caffeine Pharmacy Coffee House. Waiting in line for his favourite brew, he couldn’t help overhear the conversation beside him. “This day’s been crazy, but everything’s happened on schedule,” said the first … Continue reading

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The Night of Projectile Vomiting

“Last night I woke up to the worst sound in the world,” said Don. “What?” asked Frances. The two were standing in line at Starbucks. “The sound of my son throwing up.” Frances cringed. “That’s bad.” “At first I thought … Continue reading

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Another Conversation Overheard at Starbucks

  I was in Starbucks one day when a hipster and millennial sat at the table beside me. “You look pleased with yourself,” said the hipster. “I just finished preparing for my TED Talk,” replied the millennial. “You’re giving a … Continue reading

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How to Make the World Burn

Ira and Lynn sipped water as they took a break from their workouts. “I’ve decided to run for politics,” said Ira. The news startled Lynn. “I didn’t peg you as a civil servant.” “I’m not really. You know when you … Continue reading

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Vexillology

When Elliza met up with George at the coffee shop, she found him doodling on napkins. “What’re you doing?” George was startled and looked up. “Oh, sorry. Did you say something?” His question made Eliza frown. “What are you doing?” … Continue reading

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Dentistry the Old Fashioned Way

(Overhead in a Snootybucks coffee establishment.) “If you think about it, dentistry is really odd.” “Why’d you say that?” “How many times do you let a relative stranger invade your personal space and stick their hands in your mouth?” “But … Continue reading

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