Thursday, April 8, 2010

One and Done

After I worked out my differences with my shirt laundry (they found my missing shirts and we kissed & made up), I took the wise advice my readers (primarily DC Rainmaker) and went back into my morning coffee place to ask for my $10 back. It wasn't forthcoming, so I shrugged & went next door to Jack's (a more tony place--the only time I took a friend on my morning routine, she demurred on my coffee spot & went into Jack's instead) and lo, the coffee was better (Seattle's Best) and the same price. So now I have my alternative in place, although I regret the lack of devotion out there for committed customers (thanks Danielle in WA formerly IA).

No more wading through desperate DC lottery buyers to buy my morning coffee & bananas. Life moves on.

Here's a pix of the Japanese-American Internment Memorial Park (think WW2) in DC during Cherry Blossom time.

None of my friends at work has a clue about this park that it is a mere three blocks from our office. Here's another pix, one that I recently took that I like of my agency. Tell me, can you identify the (new) building in the background? (Think First Amendment.)

6 comments:

Just_because_today said...

ahhh new place that gives you better coffee for the same price, can't get better than that, well yes it could but not about a morning coffee spot.

Anne said...

I've been on vacation and am now just catching up on your life and the disappointments in two vendors that had, until recently, served you well. At least you discovered that the tonier coffeehouse isn't necessarily more expensive. In fact, it sounds like you paid handsomely for your previous loyalty. Perhaps you'll discover the same about your next dry cleaners.

Rainmaker said...

Good to see I'm inspiring you to support my Hometown (Seattle) coffee shope.

Black Knight said...

Better coffee for the same price and the honour to receive our glorious oupost sentry in their shop! How lucky they are!

Danielle said...

I give up. What's the building?

peter said...

That building on Pennsylvania Avenue at Sixth Street NW beyond the venerable FTC building at the apex of the Federal Triangle is the brand new Newseum, a museum dedicated to reporting that although pricey ($20 I think) is well worth the price of admission.