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Thursday
Sep222011

Fishing for Compliments

I spend many of my lunch hours at Starbucks, writing. I like to perch at the end of the bar because it’s high, it’s got a nice surface, and it affords a good view of the room. I also get to chat with the baristas, which often leads to awesome conversations. Suffice it to say, I like it there.

Yesterday, I was randomly selected to fill out a survey online about how they were doing. It took five whole minutes of my time, and considering I was able to do it from their free wifi, I wasn’t going to complain. I got to say complimentary things about the people who generally make my lunch hours pleasant. In return, I was given a voucher for a free beverage.

Today, when I redeemed that voucher, I was again “randomly” selected to fill out the same survey…




Update

Fitness: Ran 5 miles
Sun, Moon, and Stars: 314 words, 410 seven-day average, 283 average, 49869 total, 631 to go for the week; 16-day streak

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