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Things like this make my job so satisfying!

April 5th, 2015 at 11:27 am

One of our best baristas worked her last shift yesterday. Well, the last until sometime later this year. She's taken a LOA to move back to her hometown and get married and Zeus in a pink feather boa, I'm going to miss that girl!

She's young, perky, and has such a beautiful and sweet disposition. Even better, she stays calm when faced with long lines and perturbed customers. We work well together and feed off one another's energy and humor. In my seven years in that position, I haven't experienced that with many baristas.

We had just an hour together yesterday but after she clocked out she came to say goodbye and gave me a long and tight hug. When I went on break I found a hand decorated envelope in my lunch bag and inside was a card from her. As I read it, the onion ninjas appeared out of nowhere. Darn those ninjas!



I have some of the best regulars in my job and love each of them but Birdy is a very special barista. People like her, whether they work with me or get drinks from me, are part of what make my job so fun and satisfying.

I'll miss her!

Bye bye, Birdy!

And in totally unrelated news, I woke up with a swelling bottom lip and chin and dental pain. Oh joy.

4 Responses to “Things like this make my job so satisfying!”

  1. Joan.of.the.Arch Says:

    What a note full of sunshine! Y'all must have been a great team!

  2. DeniseNTexas Says:

    We were, Joan.of.the.Arch and I'll miss the fun of working with her.

  3. CB in the City Says:

    How good of her to give you that note -- how and good of you to deserve it!

  4. ThriftoRama Says:

    That is really awesome and sweet!

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