First Line Friday — Coffee, Tea, and Me

This, That, and the Other

“A perfectly brewed cup of tea can’t fix everything,” the waitress said to the young man sitting at the café table, “but it sure comes close.”

“Huh?” Brad said, looking up at the pretty waitress who suddenly appeared at his table.

“You had such a forlorn look your face and I thought a nice, hot cup of tea might brighten you up a bit,” she explained.

“Well,” Brad said, “I’m not a tea drinker. I know that they say when in London do as the Londoners do, but I’m an American and I drink coffee.”

The waitress smiled at Brad and said, “First of all, I think the expression is ‘when in Rome,’ but that aside, I’d be happy to swap this cup of tea for a cup of coffee.”

“That would be great,” Brad said, a smile gracing his previously sullen face, “because a perfectly brewed cup of coffee…

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