Thank you to…

February 1, 2009


To the Caffé Nero Barista with the funny hair,

I walked into your little coffee shop and took a deep breath of that familiar caffeinated air. As I waited in line, I rehearsed my order, ready to announce it to you after eight long months.  Then you looked at me, smiled, and before I could utter a word, you said, “Tall soy chai?”  

Yeah, exactly.  

I nodded, and smiled that you remembered me, remembered what I like, after all this time.  

Thanks, Buddy.

3 responses to “Thank you to…”

  1. Brooke says:

    I work at a coffee shop, and I love it when I’m able to remember what people drink, even after long absences.

    That’s pretty awesome to remember after 8 months, though.

  2. Christina says:

    That is so touching. Really, it is. Very cool, Faith. Any chance you’ll be coming though Holland?

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