Me to barista: Grande Skinny Hazelnut Latte
Barista: That'll be $4.49.
Me (to myself): Almost $5? That's insane! I'm a Dunkin Donuts girl ($2.20) but I was in the mood for something hazelnut. It reminds me of my niece. She loves nutella. And it's cold out and DD is far whereas there's a Starbucks on my (and every) corner.
A few minutes later ~
Drink making barista: Grande Skinny Vanilla Latte.
Drink making barista: Oh. No. Sorry.
He takes it back.
Me (to myself): He's making another one? Aren't there starving - or caffeine deprived - kids somewhere? And ... it's not that big of a deal.
Me: Excuse me. It's OK! It's still a skinny, right?
Drink making barista: Yeah but are you sure?
Me: Yeah Yeah Yeah. It's fine.
Drink making barista: Wait!
He runs to the cash register. He comes back and hands me something.
Drink making barista: This is for a free drink next time. Sorry about that.
In the spirit of Roses, here's to ~
1/ Skinny Vanilla Lattes you didn't order.
2/ Thinking 'It's not that big of a deal. Could anything be 'smaller' than a cup of coffee?!' (Aside from the price.)
3/ And being instantly rewarded for not sweating said super small stuff.
Looking forward to my free Skinny Hazelnut Latte today!
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