We don't get to just appreciate the most modern wave and forget about the rest. We have built from a base and need to keep and appreciate it.
It's raining. Everyone is pushing to one side or the other of Beverley Street like a couple herds of cattle or kids forming teams in an elementary school gym class. Musicians are tearing down their set putting random pieces of instruments into whatever case they can to protect them from the random downpour. Someone is holding … Continue reading Rain Jam // A Creative Memoir
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Creative narrative on my thoughts on trains.
After one month of marriage
Can coffee shops really compete? When you enter the coffee world you are really entering a whole new universe. There's an entirely new vocabulary to learn, parts of the world you learn about that you never thought you would as well as processes, ratios, and a very long, rich history. Every primary school subject is … Continue reading End Coffeehouse Competition
Recently married and confused on how to start the process of changing your last name? I've been through it and created a step-by-step list to make it easier for you!
Experiencing friendship is one of the greatest parts of life. Getting to know people and their stories is how we learn more about this world without having to personally do it all. Having someone to talk to and have fun with is beneficial to living a joyful life. However, one downside to friendship is that we … Continue reading Overcoming Broken Friendship
Last May I graduated college. Now, mid-October, hundreds of posts are flooding the social media feeds begrudging midterm exams, expressing worn emotions after all-nighter studying sessions, and anticipating that letter grade at the end of it all. I was out of it all a year early. Three years was enough for me. I rushed through … Continue reading Not Living by the Grade
Today, for the first day in about a month, I wore full face makeup. This means I went beyond the chapstick and dash of mascara. Oh no, this was the full nine yards. Primer, foundation, concealer, contour, highlight, eyeshadow, eyeliner, mascara, brows, tinted lip moisturizer. Today my manager told me, "you look better rested today." … Continue reading I’m tired.
When your future, religion, and mental space attack you all at the same time.
The wooden door pulls open with one tug and with it comes a waft of aromas. Fruity, nutty, floral, bitter, and sweet exist all in one. The smell is freshly pulled espresso. This is what you walk into when you go to a coffee shop. Almost every morning now I go to one coffee shop, … Continue reading I’m a Barista