When I went to bed on Thursday night nothing felt different. Same thing when I woke up yesterday morning. I was meeting a former colleague for coffee, and my cleaning lady was coming, so I quickly packed up my computer and left for Starbucks.
What was unusual, though, was how quiet it was in there. At Starbucks.
It’s always crazy busy. There was no line up of people waiting to order their coffee. No crowd waiting for their lattes and cappuccinos and breakfast sandwiches and bagels to be made. You could have your pick of seats. In fact, there were only a couple of people in there.
Surprised, I checked my watch. It was 9:15. I’ve been in there much earlier and it’s been a struggle to find Continue reading