Yesterday it hit me.  Hard.  I was editing pictures around mid-morning and had a hankering for my favorite drink… a Starbucks iced, non-fat vanilla latte with an extra shot (that’s right, a triple!).  So I took a break and got into my car and drove to the nearest Starbucks to satisfy my craving.

I always have several Starbucks gift cards in my wallet.  I gave them one.  It was almost empty, so I gave them another.  There was only a few cents left on it.  So I gave them my LAST card.  It worked and has a meager balance of $3.85.

That’s when it hit me.  I will no longer be getting all those wonderful Starbucks cards from parents and teachers and students.  I can’t remember the last time I actually had to pay for a drink.  In fact, if I go with someone I usually buy theirs because I have so many.

Not any more.  I might have to learn how to make my drink at home.

 

The last of my Starbucks cards.

The last of my Starbucks cards.