So, I paint my nails pretty regularly these days. I also work as a barista/cashier pretty regularly these days. A few weeks back, I had a customer come in, a fairly typical, sheltered, suburban soccer mom, and she ordered a latte from me. She saw my brightly colored nails and said, “Wow, you’re so brave! My son asked me about painting his nails, and if it’s okay for boys to do that. Now I’ll tell him there’s a cool guy who does it too!” It was a nice moment, very cute.
Then, last week, she came in again, and said, “Hey, I’m so glad you’re here! I want you to meet someone!” She then brings her son forward, and says, “Okay sweetie, show him what you did!” And he throws his hands up, showing off his bright, sparkling blue nails. He shows them off, and I show mine off to him. He smiles. We fist bump.
Guys, I’ve only wanted to cry once at work before, and that was when someone ordered a large dry soy cappuccino on ice.
This time, though. This was a good cry.
I don’t know this man or this mom, but I love them both.
aww so cute,
btw: as a barista I understand why he wanted to cry about tat drink.
Pidgeot by request. THANK YOU FOR REQUESTING THIS, I’VE BEEN WAITING FOR MONTHS AND MONTHS TO POST IT. Fantastic picture.
do you ever just
make a friend and think
I am so glad this friend is mine
but then another motherfucker comes and takes away that friend
That’s when you beat that motherfucker with another motherfucker.
creators who are nice to their fans
so not andrew hussie
so not the guy who creates a webcomic which we can read for free and has an upcoming game in progress for all of us soon huh. yeah andrew hussie, not nice at all
I visited Sea Life last week and the moon jellyfish were absolutely gorgeous.