Monthly Archives: March 2013

Starbucks Response to Open Letter

In the interest of full disclosure I’m posting the email response I received from Starbucks Corporate.  This was their response to the text of my Open Letter which I emailed to them, as well as having posted here.  Cheers, Mike … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Howard Schultz

March 25, 2013 Dear Mr. Schultz: We love Starbucks and have been fans and patrons for decades.  We’ve collected Starbucks coffee cups from Hawaii to the British Isles.  I spend most Friday mornings in our local store enjoying lattes, Americanos, … Continue reading

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The Village Idiot- and Me

I grew up considering myself pretty cool, or at least a close approximation of it. I was graced with an apt mind, a pleasant enough personality and good success in school and sports. I was tall, slender, blonde (at least … Continue reading

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Cold War Courage

Facing the Soviet Union at the height of the Cold War in January 1961, President Kennedy stated the following at his inauguration: Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear … Continue reading

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