1:32 PM, 45° Fahrenheit. Stephan sat at his computer deep in thought. His right hand was poised over a keyboard waiting for instruction. His left hand unconsciously twirled a ball point pen. He tapped his feet. Despite the time of day he was wearing pajamas. On the computer screen was an unfinished email to Olivia … Continue reading Cold
It was only my fourth day training at Panera and already I was used to the smell of the pastries and the brewed coffees as if it were home. The fast paced environment was new to me, my first job ever. In those long shifts I was having a really good time getting to … Continue reading The Customer is Always Right?
On a bus many people sit observe with me two women— strangers— distracted by each other, Finding awkward beauty in each other one is too shy to admit. The other, very bold, eventually stops pretending to read and takes a leap. The other young woman looks up, slightly panicky expression— she’s being spoken to by … Continue reading Awe and Possibility
I want a stainless steel kitchen and a backyard with a oceanfront view. It must be open concept. Walls are sinful. I love this house so much, I’m going to buy it in a heartbeat. This is 15,000 over budget, Jonathan says. Why did he even show me this? You can only afford a renovation, … Continue reading The Property Brothers: Moving Madness