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Romanticized and Overeager

I’m back in Utah. I have been for a while now. Have you noticed that I tend to romanticize everything? Even a regular cup of joe. I think I may have romanticized this place into some mystical, magical life. If … Continue reading

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From the Other Side of the Counter

From the other side of the counter there is so much to be seen, but so little to be understood. I have been out of the country for the past 18 months. The country in which I found myself hardly … Continue reading

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Calm Tea. INEEDYOU.

My thoughts float around me like snowflakes hesitant to land. Melting, melting, crying as they do. Bubbles bursting too soon, and I’m not capable of grasping them. I’m trying. I am. I’m aching to be thorough and clear. I don’t … Continue reading

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Little Engines

I think about how life works; the little greased engines within every motion. I look past the skin, and scattered pores, and I see this deep, red love that everyone seems to be searching for with an endless vigor. I. … Continue reading

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Some things in this life are just beautiful.

Some things in this life are just beautiful.

A good cup of tea, and some slow music sounds like perfection to me.

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Wrinkled Smile Eyes

There are some faces that stick out the first time you see them. There are some smiles that will catch your heart each morning. There are some drinks you’ll never forget. The first time I saw him he ordered two … Continue reading

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Grande latte, decaf, whole milk, please?

It’s been said, by someone that is more known than me that there are two people you don’t mess with in this world: One–the guy who works on your car; this is reasonable. Any clever being would know that a … Continue reading

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Today I Am

The conversations that take place inside the walls of a coffee shop can be random, eccentric, and incredibly personal. This morning was closer to me than normal. Due to my position as barista/ free counselor I find myself letting people … Continue reading

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Waking Up to Coffee

Coffee is like water for some people. Countless times I have been told what joy I bring to the world each dark morning. I wake up every day ready to burn my skin again; ready to reek of coffee beans. … Continue reading

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