Searching For More Than Coffee Shop Friendship

The smell of freshly pressed beans laid thick in the air as the coffee shop door swung shut behind me. Across the sun-drenched room, my friend waved a cheerful hello, and I walked over, pulling out a chair. We ordered coffee and made small talk while we waited. Moments later, steaming mugs were placed carefully down along with sweeteners and cream. We talked, stirred, and settled back in that way that coffee and good company beckons you to do.  She asked how my week was going. I smiled brightly, nodded my head, and offered the typical response to this kind of question, … Continue reading Searching For More Than Coffee Shop Friendship