Posted on November 1, 2009 at 8:06pm
The barista called out, “Kirsten your latte’s ready.” I smiled and thanked the familiar young woman behind the counter as I grabbed my drink. This was my home away from home. Daily I came to partake in the friendly atmosphere of this coffee shop, mingle with employees and regulars, always open to meeting a new friend. Yet I never expected a homeless man.
When I headed toward the door I stopped to chat with Dan, a recently retired military commander, who occupied the comfortable… Continue