don’t tell people you’re taking a trip. they’ll think they can help you plan.

my husband and i were in a starbucks near our condo, planning a summer trip up the coast to seattle. we’re stopping in san francisco, portland, and some other towns and cities on the way back down. planning has been

don’t tell people you’re taking a trip. they’ll think they can help you plan.

my husband and i were in a starbucks near our condo, planning a summer trip up the coast to seattle. we’re stopping in san francisco, portland, and some other towns and cities on the way back down. planning has been

identity theft isn’t so bad.

i’m embarrassed how long it’s been since my last post. i mean, come on. but my last conversation in a starbucks may have lead me to become a victim of identity theft. so, that should make up for my hiatus.

identity theft isn’t so bad.

i’m embarrassed how long it’s been since my last post. i mean, come on. but my last conversation in a starbucks may have lead me to become a victim of identity theft. so, that should make up for my hiatus.

finally.

it’s been too long since i’ve had a conversation in a starbucks. i hid away at home for a while, doing homey things and writing at our dining room table, regaining some energy after several sleepless nights, colds, and well,

finally.

it’s been too long since i’ve had a conversation in a starbucks. i hid away at home for a while, doing homey things and writing at our dining room table, regaining some energy after several sleepless nights, colds, and well,

i got in trouble.

while my laptop often sparks conversation, today it deterred me from having one. maybe i need to stop sitting at these small, knock-your-neighbor’s-elbows-your-so-close tables, but they work (and seemingly feed this blog), so i continue to sit here. so my

i got in trouble.

while my laptop often sparks conversation, today it deterred me from having one. maybe i need to stop sitting at these small, knock-your-neighbor’s-elbows-your-so-close tables, but they work (and seemingly feed this blog), so i continue to sit here. so my

so, i blog.

i’m sitting at one of those tiny tables at starbucks, writing my last post, and a man at the next table leans in and says, “so you’re a blogger?” i’m not sure how to answer. for one, i’m a little

so, i blog.

i’m sitting at one of those tiny tables at starbucks, writing my last post, and a man at the next table leans in and says, “so you’re a blogger?” i’m not sure how to answer. for one, i’m a little

i’m not the cool kind of old anymore.

so, i didn’t have an actual conversation today (even though i sat in starbucks, writing for four hours). but i did overhear one that killed a little bit of my soul: “…[my coworkers aren’t] old but they’re all 30 plus, so

i’m not the cool kind of old anymore.

so, i didn’t have an actual conversation today (even though i sat in starbucks, writing for four hours). but i did overhear one that killed a little bit of my soul: “…[my coworkers aren’t] old but they’re all 30 plus, so

for once, i wanted a second chance at a conversation.

aside from the fact that it took me 5 minutes to find a table this morning (i stood with my tea in the center of the lobby, letting my eyes slowly scan every person sitting at a table, hoping i’d

for once, i wanted a second chance at a conversation.

aside from the fact that it took me 5 minutes to find a table this morning (i stood with my tea in the center of the lobby, letting my eyes slowly scan every person sitting at a table, hoping i’d