Coffee Log, Day 46

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Coffee: Venti Starbucks Americano

I had to get more coffee filters from the Harris Teeter. I buy the recycled kind. It makes me a feel better. On the way out of the store, I ordered coffee at the Starbucks. There was all this rain coming down. The barista was half my height, half-again my age, and bright-eyed. I talked about the rain and called it gloomy. She called it lovely. She told me she was from India and she talked about the monsoons. Then she said last week’s pollen reminded her of Holi.

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Currently Reading:
Tar Baby, Toni Morrison

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“I am not the only man to seek his fortune far from home, and certainly I am not the first. Still, there are times I am bewildered by each mile I have traveled, each meal I have eaten, each person I have known, each room in which I have slept. As ordinary as it all appears, there are times when it is beyond my imagination.” – Jhumpa Lahiri, The Third and Final Continent

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Coffee Log, Day 39

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Coffee: Cafe Pajaro, Extra Dark, Trader Joe’s Brand

Yesterday’s rain brought the pollen off the trees and stuck it to everything else: pavement, mailboxes, lawn furniture, cars. The apartment complex looks like a chalkboard your teacher hasn’t cleaned since tenure.

I woke up late again. I was planning to walk downtown to the farmer’s market. Turns out, the farmer’s market was closed for the holiday anyway. I’ve spent the morning fussing around doing nothing. I’ll straighten my sheets and mess them up again. I was out of Swiss cheese for a sandwich so I reheated last night’s pasta. I took my first sip of coffee after noon.

But I’m feeling pretty good about it. A yellow morning, blue sky.

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Tar Baby, Toni Morrison

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