Why you should always be nice to your barista …

“Fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a prior state of existence.”~ Ralph Waldo Emerson One day, in the not so distant past, I was running exceptionally late for an appointment …I had, literally, about four minutes to spare … I parked my car … jumped out … walked as fast as I could (I…

Pluck a chicken, or give up your laptop — which would you rather?

Computers are an ordinary, everyday, modern necessity in today’s world. As are debit cards, cell phones, Internet, Amazon.com, Starbucks, Prozac … OK, OK … maybe not Prozac … maybe Soma? What? No, no. Not the stupid lingerie store trying to crowd in on VS profits. The one that also thinks their choice of name a…

Dear Coffee Cup, Thank you for never talking back …

“Thank you.” “Thank you for always being there, for always listening, for always being the one I can count on to brighten my mornings, energize my afternoons … but most of all, I thank you for not talking back when I say stupid things, when I think ridiculous things, when I threaten to switch to…

How I know the Starbucks siren loves the U.S. Military

I may have mentioned that the twin-tailed siren and I are friends. Good friends. No, the BEST of friends. She gets me. And I am a better person when she’s around. So the other day, we were chatting it up when coincidentally an email from Starbucks arrived. And for those of you that think this…

Some days you have it, some days you don’t …

“It’s nice to be wanted. To be longed for, at that …” OK. Wait. Sorry Daily Prompt, but I simply can’t adhere to today’s theme and write a post as if my coffee cup was the one doing the writing/talking. I can’t … my mind isn’t working right this morning. You know how some days…