Julie stepped into the crowded coffee shop, pausing for a moment to remove her coat and take a deep breath of the warm, aromatic air. Stepping up to the counter, she ordered coffee, hesitated for a moment, and then added a cheese Danish as well, all while keeping her eye out for Sarah. It had taken a few weeks to find time on both their calendars, and Julie was excited to share some news on her progress at work.
Spotting a couple just leaving a table in the corner, Julie headed over, waving at Sarah as she came through the door. Settling down with her breakfast, Julie waited for her former boss to make it through the line.
“Not fired after all?” quipped Sarah as she sat down, smiling.
Julie smiled back. “Nope. I ...