It's been a whole year since my last Traveling Barista post.  Unacceptable, I know.  I'm back, though and better than ever--barista-wise anyhow.  Life itself has been fairly vanilla, but that's for a different post.  Anyway... I had returned to Starbucks for my prolonged stay on Long Island.  After coming back…

You ever have one of those days when everything goes swimmingly well?  You know, you're feeling great, you think you look great, and you think you can take on the world with your pinky? That's how yesterday began for me.  I scheduled a job interview for this position that feels…

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