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100 Words: A Small Coffee

She was tall and thin, wearing attractive dark rimmed rectangular glasses and a crisply tailored belted overcoat atop impeccably styled clothing, and approached the counter briskly.

“I’ll have a Venti half caf, double shot, two pump sugarfree vanilla, nonfat, extra hot, no whip, Mocha.”

The barista nodded as she scribbled cryptic notes on a paper cup and repeated, “Venti half caf, double shot, two pump sugarfree vanilla, nonfat, extra hot, no whip, Mocha.”

A card was presented and swiped. Then it was his turn.

He fumbled in his pocket for loose change.

“Er, a small coffee, please.”

The barista sighed.

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100 Words, 05/03/2008

NaBloPoMo March 2014

Laurel Storey, CZT – Certified Zentangle Teacher. Writer, reader, tangler, iPhoneographer, cat herder, learner of French and Italian, crocheter, needle felter, on-and-off politics junkie, 80s music trivia freak, ongoing work in progress.

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