ShaunaGrove - Emily Thurmaier English 150 3.March.08...

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Emily Thurmaier English 150 3.March.08 Jessica Butterfield “You don’t always get what you want” Despite warmer than normal weather for early March, Main Street in Ames, Iowa appears to have the life of post-party sleepiness on a Sunday morning. There is only one exception to this damp silence at 8am: The Grove Café. Inside this small storefront just West of Duff Avenue is a bustling breakfast business. A high school waitress delivers pancakes and pours coffee with ease. Luckily, Shauna DuCharme is a 5’1’’, 98lb sophomore at Ames High so the limited working space doesn’t bother her. “I just slide around like an elf.” Elf like is actually a surprisingly good way to describe Shauna, who began working at The Grove in July 2007. A mere six months later, she could probably serve tables blindfolded, using her nose to figure out which plate is which; impressive for a girl who has only worked weekends for five of those months. “I wish that I could work more sometimes. The problem is that weekdays we’re open from 5am-2pm. I could only work
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This note was uploaded on 04/25/2008 for the course ENGL 150 taught by Professor Alexwerner during the Spring '08 term at Iowa State.

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ShaunaGrove - Emily Thurmaier English 150 3.March.08...

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