New blog post with photos of my trip to Seattle.
Goodbye Starbucks! Goodbye Florida! Goodbye Friends! Hello World!
Well, last week was it — my final week as a barista. After 9 years, I thought I’d feel more sentimental. I figured I’d cry. As I blended frappuccinos on my last day, I reminded myself that I would never do that again. You know what? That made me happy. I guess I’m sad I’m not sad. Does that make sense? How can I turn away from something that’s been a part of my life for so long and not shed a tear?
I’ve seen plenty of lists of things that annoy baristas on sites like Buzzfeed.com. Most of them consist of complicated orders. For me, I could care less how complicated your order is. Baristas are guilty of the most complicated of orders. It’s all in how you order. It’s also in how much sense your drink