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Starbucks: Eco-Unfriendly

I have a sordid history with Starbucks and my mug. I can speak singularly about my mug even though years have passed because I’ve been using the same mug now for…jeez…probably 5 years or so. Before that, I had another one. And before that, I think it was the mug…Continue Reading

Panera Wins the Sitter’s Choice

Panera Bread Co. in Gainesville, GA (I presume it’s the same everywhere) won my choice in a place to sit early this morning before the county tag office opens. I first went to Starbucks from habit, though I quickly remembered that Starbucks would not due to sit a while. If…Continue Reading

Birthday Cheers. Skål!

…And upon the third decade of life, such an elaborate scheme was laid upon the woolen eyes of their victim. Never before have I been so bewildered and pleased in the same breath. Here’s the skinny on one of the greatest sting operations of all times. Jeff calls me early…Continue Reading

Java Log

When first presented with the idea of a java log, one may summon visions of bad dietary intake resulting in compacted bowels and inevitably, the java log. That is not the case and I beg you to stick around to discover the beauty behind what you just thought might very…Continue Reading

Happy Birthday, Balthazar!!!

That’s right, today is my baby boy’s third birthday. He made it, in part, because he’s so darned cute. I hope his day is going well and he’s enjoying some cupcakes at daycare. Sunday, I gave him a vanilla Frappuccino from Starbucks (pictured); always a favorite. We’ve only just recently…Continue Reading

Minimum Wage Help

At Starbucks in Gainesville, the staff can be a bit dim at times. I routinely go through the drive-through only to try and convey to them that I have a mug and would like it filled with coffee. I realize that I’ll just have to drive up to the window…Continue Reading

Gainesville Related to Mayberry

Katie Couric interviews ‘runaway bride’ – TV News – MSNBC.com Fast Eddie points out the Runaway Bride’s story as broken by Katie Couric. I’m not sure if the interview was tonight or sometime later this week, but I probably won’t see it. I’m only interested in the story so that…Continue Reading

Starbuck’s in Gainesville

I’ve been eyeing the “Coming Soon” sign sitting innocently at a local Starbucks development. I’m not a trendy suburbanite, I just like coffee a great deal. While their’s is not the best I can get, it certainly beats gas stations and many of the pseudo coffee houses. There is some…Continue Reading