Monthly Archives: October 2011

Samurai Manager Guards Her Starbucks

It’s good to be back in the Eagle Rock area, really it is. It’s a lovely Starbucks too.  Really.  It is. It’s just a bit more adventuresome than your average Starbucks. I mean, Eagle Rock is hardly skid row, right? … Continue reading

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How Long Can I Hold My Breath?

I’m all settled in, laptop at the ready, coffee and Pumpkin Scone beside me When I suddenly realize that I’m surrounded by coughers, wheezers, and sneezers. I didn’t get the memo, that Friday morning at Starbucks is the time for … Continue reading

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There’s Life Beyond Starbucks

Just back from the memorial concert and gathering for my Starbucks friend Alan Deane (killed in bicycle/car crash in Sept.).  Strangest memorial gathering I’ve ever been to in that nearly everyone there had never met anyone else there. Then again, … Continue reading

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Land of the Blondes

It’s been months since I’ve been to a Thousand Oaks or Newbury Park Starbucks. What a surprise to see how blonde the clientele are! Sure, I suppose they are no more blonde now than they were last year when I … Continue reading

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