Name: Aaron Springer
Brief Location: Indianapolis
Color(s): All shades of blue
Movie(s): Back to the Future Series, Serenity, Sci-fi with good plots
Band(s): Beatles, Dave Matthews, Coldplay, Chumbawamba, many, many others.
Why did you decide to join this lovely community?: Coffee. Yum.
Anything else you want us to know?:
To be honest, I am not positive what the name was of the first coffee shop that I ever visited. I believe it was Speakeasy in Seattle, which was a favorite hangout of mine in 1997. I also frequented Sit and Spin, and several other little coffee shops in the Seattle area before I moved back to Indianapolis in 1998.
From there, I hung out at the Lockerbie Coffeehouse, as well as the Abbey, the former now closed, and the later moved. I had a fling with one of the regulars at the Lockerbie before I got married to my first wife in 1999. I stopped going to coffeeshops, as my first wife didn't like me doing anything that could be considered fun unless she was having more fun. The one exception was walks with my father to Cornerstone Coffee, now sadly devoid of its former personality.
Well, that lasted until 2002. Once again, I looked for a coffeehouse in which to hang out. A stint at Shorty's, which was more of a 24 hour greasy spoon, hanging out at Denny's and Perkins, and finally coming to rest at the Corner Coffee. After a few visits, I happened to meet up with a library sciences grad student. Within a week, we were dating, and within a month and a half, we moved in to an apartment above the Corner. On the day we moved in, I proposed, and a year after we met, we were married not six feet from where we had met in the Red Room of the Corner Coffee, which, again, sadly, closed two weeks later because of an egotistical landlord. We have remained friends with the owners, but still seek a place to hang out.
Weekly, I meet my best friend at Hubbard and Cravens in Broadripple, and then walk over to the Scholar's Inn to meet my parents and wife for breakfast and coffee.
You could say that I am addicted.