Latte or Americano

This wasn’t the kind of place where you read the drink menu on a wall. There were actual menus, tables and chairs, cloth napkins. Nevertheless, she stared at the coffee drink choices for too long, debating between a latte or an Americano. When the waitress came back Joel gave his order and she still hadn’t decided.

“Give me a minute,” she said. The waitress disappeared and she turned to Joel. “Sorry there isn’t a better way to say this, but we’re over. I don’t want to see you again.” She grabbed her purse and made a quick exit.

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