Month: August 2015

Moving Update

Almost all of my stuff is already in storage, except for my sofa, bed, TV, this laptop, one small desk, one credenza, and two barstools. Oh, and the piano. I’m actually loving the look of my near-empty apartment, and feasting my eyes on my bare blond-wood floors. I should’ve lived this way all along — …

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Big changes imminent.

I’ve been on my feet all day, packing and throwing things away, and now I’m worn out. The movers are arriving tomorrow morning and I’m putting everything in storage. If all goes according to plan, I should be back in Cleveland a week from now. More to come…

Matthew redux

I had not interacted with him in three weeks, since that awkward exchange and apology when he didn’t want to wait on me nor speak to me. Since then, it just has never worked out that he’s the next crew member available when it’s my turn to order or get a refill. So I wasn’t …

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Update

Today was the first time I ever saw Matthew out of uniform. His shift must’ve ended early today because he left shortly after 3pm wearing a light grey tank top and black shorts. He was exiting the door a couple tables behind where I was sitting, and as I turned and looked at him, he …

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Angry.

I saw Matthew at McDonald’s today for the first time since Saturday. I made no attempt to speak to him, and he didn’t need to try to avoid waiting on me either — but only because both times I went up to the counter, it worked out that it wasn’t his turn. But the young …

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Peace.

This afternoon I stopped at McDonald’s for my iced tea ritual. I noticed that Matthew was there, but off to the side, not right at the counter. I also noticed that he gestured to one of his female coworkers to wait on me, which she did. So no interaction with Matthew today. But for the …

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