Friday, May 28, 2010


I'll talk to anyone--anyone--at Noble Coffee, especially when I go with a huge stack of papers.

Today I met Eva and Mark--after I shot the shoot with Jennifer B., a friend of a friend. We spent a half-mocha laughing about middle school kids, their

After Jennifer B. left for a field trip, two newlywed dentists from Bend sat down, looking for good sushi later tonight.

I chat. I laugh. I look over a paper or two.

I refill my coffee. I add more cream. I add more sugar. I wish for the billionth time that there was Sweet & Low. I tell myself I'd settle for Equal, even.

I watch Jared and Caleb and Peter--my favorite--steam the milk and strain the espresso.

I watch the door open, hopeful that someone I know will walk through it.

But even if it's someone I've never seen before, there will definitely be plenty to talk about.


Jana said...

Thanks for entering my contest! Although, shannon knows that she can borrow my copy if she doesn't win my extra copy! She rocks!

Lydia Kang said...

It's nice to meet (nice) strangers! Especially when I'm writing. It's fun!

Jennie Englund said...

Thanks for stopping by, girls!