Have you ever walked through a door, entered a room and felt instantly at home? There, in that place, the stresses of the day melt away. Whatever happened up until the moment you stepped over that threshold fades to distant murmurs in the background, and serene feelings of peace wrap around you like a well-worn blanket. You … Continue reading Nostalgic about Niches: A Friday night musing captured
Broken, divided and blended homes are more common than ever, and Home for the Holidays isn't always the highlight that it's painted out to be. What happens when Happy Holidays just aren't?
So many great realizations come in coffee shops. Realizations revolving around life, love, hope, helplessness and happiness... And sometimes, occasionally, even about coffee. I was sitting in Starbucks late this afternoon when I became incredibly aware that I was home again. After four years away (four years that might as well have been a life … Continue reading Coffee Shop Awakening