Like it could start with El pulling Nancy aside one day and just apologizing and sobbing because she couldn’t save Barb and how it’s fault and Nancy just hugging her and telling her it’s okay and it’s not her fault. So now when El starts to feel bad she goes to Nancy who tells her stories about Barb and eventually Nancy starts to talk to El about her problems (mainly about Steve and Jonathan) because even though El’s clueless about boys and love she always listens to what Nancy says. And one day El asks Nancy what nail polish is and that’s how Mike found Nancy and El laughing and painting nails and honestly it made him so happy to see that El and Nancy got along. And to know that El made a friend and that Nancy is starting to be her old self again.
So I was at a coffee shop downtown earlier and the girl working the register was visibly not having a good day but still managed to smile and be friendly to everyone.
The girl in front of me stepped up to the till and as soon as she opened her mouth it was obvious she’s one of those kind and bubbly people who just radiates actual sunshine everywhere they go. Before she ordered she made small talk with the barista, asked how her day was going etc.
The barista got around to asking what she’d like and the girl asked if the barista likes tea. The barista was a bit confused but said yes and was asked for a recommendation. The barista told the girl she loves the new orange pekoe they recently started selling and the girl ordered two.
When the girl received her tea, she took both, put one back down on the counter and said “this is for you”, smiled and walked out.
The barista smiled all through my transaction, and still was when I left.
I spent a few minutes internally gushing about it before thinking Imagine Your OTP