The Ordained Barista
Ordained: To invest with ministerial or priestly authority; confer holy orders on. Barista: a preparer or server in a coffee bar.

Posts Tagged ‘Jesus

Girl-Scout Cookies, Pajamas, and Aircraft Carriers!

April 18, 2009

So, a few weeks ago, I was visiting with some friends and family near Philadelphia.  One morning, on my way into Starbucks, some rather pushy Girls Scouts confronted me, while manning their cookie stand, set up outside the front door of the coffeehouse.  Now, I don’t know about you, but I love me some Girls […]

Why New Years Resolutions Don’t Work.

January 13, 2009

I was in the line at Starbucks last week and the lady in front of me ordered a mocha latte, with whip, and a formidable looking pastry item.  She lightheartedly mentioned, to the Barista at the register, that with only a few days left till the New Year she “…might as well enjoy it now”.  […]

“Where everybody knows your name”

December 5, 2008

I bumped into an old friend in the line at Starbucks a few days ago.  He eagerly approached me to say “Hi” and as he closed in I could feel the tickler file, in my head, racing through all the contacts of everyone that I had ever met before, it was desperately searching for this […]

Why can’t I get my coffee at home to taste like that?

November 18, 2008

Ok, so, I worked for Starbucks for over 2 years, and, still to this day, I can not get my coffee at home to taste like the coffee at my local Starbucks, or for any Starbucks for that matter.  Now, I realize that each Starbucks is loaded with an awesome water filtration system in each […]