Octopus Coffee

Some recent digging in the archives led me to this old gem. Minimal photos, but the world needs to know about this place. Octopus Coffee was a lucky hit! The long, windy course of our 2016 road trip took me to the airport in Grand Junction, Colorado… at 5:30 a.m. Needing coffee intensely and immediately, I

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Summer Reading List

Hellooooo humans! Summertime is coming, but there’s no break in sight for this worker bee. As a way of compensating, I’ve written up a short list of all the books I plan to read wish to read during my non-existent free time in the months surrounding the summer solstice. Please find attached: my summer reading

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February Favorites

Wow, uh… hi y’all. Preface to the February favorites: It’s been a beat again. Sorry about that. I think I told you once that I started a new job? Yeah? So, as it turns out, working is moderately exhausting. I come home from my “glamorous adult job” and eat a giant helping of pasta before falling

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Brooklyn Bridge at Sunrise

Last weekend, my cousin, my roommate and I decided it would be an excellent idea to have some time to bond with nature. (Actually, we drunkenly decided that it would be a good idea to cross the Brooklyn Bridge at sunrise. It was 11:30 and I had had a whole bottle of wine and we

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Tennessee trees

As I said last week, one of the best things about 2016 was that I finally caught a job for the start of 2017. It’s been such a hectic last few months. A short bit of respite from the city among the Tennessee trees was just what I needed.

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New Year’s Resolutions

Well folks, it’s that time of year again. It’s time to disclose (and promptly forget) your new year’s resolutions. I’m hoping that by sticking my new year’s resolutions in a blog post that bunches of people can see, I’ll feel at least a little bit more accountability to sticking to the resolution. Unlikely, but we’ll

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Pre-interview checklist

Good morning, sweet readers! (I think there are enough of you here now that I can address you like that, but feel free to comment below and put me back into my place.) Since I moved to New York, I’ve had to pick up part-time work (which you can read about here) and had to

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