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Thursday, January 12, 2006

Kind of disappointing


Starbucks is served in the cafeteria where I work.
I like that, but today I figured out that the cups
they provide don't have the inspirational sayings on the back.
Kind of disappointing, because I'm starting to depend on these
cups for general guidance! Dang.

All these cups have on them is an advertisement. It says:

High up,
where the mountains meet the sky,
Starbucks journeys to find the best
coffee beans in the world.

Here's what that means:

We fly some of our employees around
in the corporate jet to meet with
coffee growers all over the world.
Some of the coffee we buy is grown
in the mountains. It's way up there.
The air up there is so thin it makes
our heads spin.
We'd like to say that this is the reason
we charge so much for our coffee, but the
fact is, we charge what we do because you
willingly pay for it. It's cool too, because
you get good coffee, and we get a corporate
jet.

2 Comments:

  • At 10:58 PM , Blogger Dale Cooper said...

    You are some kind of a seeker. A finder of truth despite abstractions... I depend on your translations from the cups for my guidance. Keep up the good work brother Gordon. Next week, CWAF+SB.

     
  • At 1:05 AM , Blogger Kelly said...

    Absolutely. Chicken is better, followed by some quality coffee... and an affirmation.

     

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