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Christmas Eve at Starbucks via Pia


Last updated 1/3/2008 at Noon

Imagine my surprise to find myself Christmas Eve using cane and crutches because two very recent knee surgeries, instead of ending an eight-year saga, only revealed the extent of their injury and the promise of longer confinement and more surgery.

So, a little dampened in spirit, I drove and caned myself up to the friendly counter of Starbucks in Albertson’s, a big-time operation in a still-small town where they not only know what you and your spouse drink but now look up to see if it is one or two fingers you have lifted up to tell them your order.

The girls there are especially sweet...

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