Monthly Archives: September 2010

Giggles and Jubilation at a Local Starbucks

I saw this sweet little girl at Starbucks today, maybe 18 months, 20 months max … she was full of giggles, which were more like gurgles since she never took her pacifier out of her mouth.  She teasingly tugged at … Continue reading

Posted in Starbucks Patrons | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The Diet of the Homeless Starbuckeroo

Another day at Starbucks and another chapter on living homeless from my “houseless” friend Erwin.   This one’s a trip, so hold on to your stomach. Based on responses from friends and site perusers to my other postings about Erwin (The … Continue reading

Posted in Starbucks Patrons | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

The Fine Art of Intentional Homelessness

I spent the rest of the day looking forward to tomorrow’s visit to Starbucks, where I would hear the rest of Erwin’s story (see Another Starbuckeroo—The Intentionally Homeless Guy for the introduction to his story).  After all, it’s not every … Continue reading

Posted in Starbucks Patrons | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Another Starbuckeroo—The Intentionally Homeless Guy

Erwin is a musician, late 50s.  Which you would never guess (that he’s nearly 50).   He looks to be a good 10 years younger than that.  He’s played with a couple of bands that you would immediately recognize if you … Continue reading

Posted in Starbucks Patrons | Tagged , | 10 Comments

How Bizarre, How Bizarre

So I’m arriving at a big and fairly busy Starbucks in Burbank—the kind where nearly every single customer has a laptop or a spread of text books—and I’m lucky to find one good seat left.  Even better, the seat’s near … Continue reading

Posted in Starbucks Patrons | Tagged | 1 Comment