Saturday, March 22, 2008


Here's how I know I may have gone to Starbucks a little too often this past winter. A hip college aged girl approached me from out of nowhere in a school building and spoke in a chipper sweet voice, "Hey, I know you. You order a tall black and white hot chocolate with a squirt of cinnamon dulche' at Starbucks, right? My name is Austen. What's yours?"

Oh, dear. Makes me feel guilty about the children of Compassion I could have sponsored with that money.


John said...

Hah! Good story.

I visit a Starbucks twice every Thursday, and am starting to get to know the staff a little bit. Although I just order a Tall Coffee, so it's not hard to remember my "usual".

unquenchableworshipper said...

yeah..I'm waiting for someone to come up to me and say.." I know you.. you always get a 44oz Coke and a bag of Doritos at the Pilot gas station"


Joseph said...

As soon as my wife and I enter "our" starbucks, they start making the drinks for us so by the time we order and pay, it'll be ready.

They know that I'm a pastor, and they introduce me to other church people/pastors they know...

yesterday, after our Easter Service, i took a couple of youth kids to the starbucks to treat them to coffee and the manager gave us free scones.

i'm just glad to know that i'm not the only one who frequently visits starbucks so often

truevyne said...

John, I did take you for a Starbucks guy.

Unquenchable, I think the hiring turn over at Pilot might not make for the same kind of recognition. Or maybe it's my beautiful red hair. Grin.

Joseph, Do you suppose they have a nice test one must pass before being hired at Starbucks??