Bonus from Sunday's sitting. Spotted in line.
It was easy to work in the relaxed atmosphere of this SBUX (El Segundo Plaza, though this is a misnomer because as far as I can tell the patrons hail almost exclusively from Man. Beach or points south), with good music (lots of James Brown in the rotation right now), and lots of light--airy ceilings, new furniture, easy parking and ample outdoor seating, too.
I tried to buy another iced vanilla latte and the staff only charged me $1 for a coffee refill (though they gave me the espresso) + syrup.
I stuck with my 1/2 serving of the sweet stuff--I must avoid adult-onset diabetes at all costs. Even cutting back on sugar.
Just through the April Door. - We'll see if all my color dabbling/learning makes it into this piece. The dabbling and math for complements helped a bit. Sped me up. Took me as long to do ...