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Reflection: September

1 Oct

NYC Starbucks_September

 

18 Starbucks in one month! No this isn’t the most I’ve visited since starting this blog; however it is probably my biggest achievement. Why? Because I visited all 18 of these Starbucks in the first month of the fall semester of grad school at NYU. This wasn’t winter break, summer break or any other reprieve. This was just pure time management skills. Or maybe it’s because the month of September has had the best weather of the year. Not too hot, not too cold.

Also this month, instead of strictly blogging about Starbucks after Starbucks with the narrowest of vision, I decided to act more like a blogger within a community and read and write on other blogs as well. You can read my Reflection: On Blogging post for the full details. But — just know — it’s been going well. I had no idea other people were so interesting! … a joke (mostly).

As  far as the quality is concerned, this month was kind of a downer. I couldn’t find any 5-Cup rated Starbucks, but I did stumble upon five 1-Cup rated locations. And of course, the majority of them were in Midtown.

So this brings me to 145 Starbucks and counting with just three months left in the year. Can I average 20 Starbucks each month going forward to finish the year off in victory? Stay tuned.

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2 Responses to “Reflection: September”

  1. StarbucksMelody (@SbuxMel) October 2, 2013 at 10:51 AM #

    Good luck on the rest of your adventure! You can get to 20 Starbucks a month, but finding time to blog about them would be the stressor for me!

    • Harlequin Boy October 2, 2013 at 11:43 AM #

      Thanks! Just in my daily ritual I could probably get to 31 Starbucks in October, but you’re right, it’s the blogging that is more difficult.

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