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The Midlife Change

As they left Caffeination, their usual coffee spot, Louie took a sip if his coffee. Carly laughed at the ghastly expression on he made. “Life’s too short to drink lousy coffee,” complained Louie. He took another taste and cringed. “Why’d … Continue reading

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Cultural Exploration

  As soon as Angus entered the Blue Star Coffee Temple, a knot formed in his throat.   “I shouldn’t be here,” he mumbled to himself.   A barista, sporting sleeve tattoos and a handlebar moustache, made eye contact. “How’s … Continue reading

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Perfect Timing

  The meeting had already started when Lorraine entered the conference room. All eyes focused on her as she shuffled around the oversized table to the only open seat at the opposite end of the room. As quickly as possible, … Continue reading

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Different Species

“So, what do you do for fun?” asked Heidi.   Ed admired the beauty sitting across the table. She fidgeted with the sleeve of her paper coffee cup.   “I’m a conference speaker,” said Ed.   Heidi’s face brightened. “Oh, … Continue reading

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The Circle of Parental Privilege

It was the annual family summer road trip. This year, the Copper family packed the car and headed to Yellowstone National Park. One the morning of day three, they stopped at a roadside greasy spoon rest stop for breakfast. Their … Continue reading

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Slow Media

When Clint met Bruce for coffee, the first thing Bruce did was tweet about it. “You mind if I take a selfie with you for my Twitter feed?” asked Bruce. “No problem,” replied Clint. “He said, ‘yes’,” said Bruce as … Continue reading

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Evolved To A Better Smelling Species

I overheard a conversation in the coffee aisle of the grocery store: “I missed you earlier. Are you feeling okay?” “Like a million dollars-“ “Awesome.” “-in debt.” “Ouch. What’s wrong?” “I got reprimanded at work.” “Why?” “It’s supposed to be … Continue reading

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