Tagged: routine

KGB Coffee Cup 3

Cream and Sugar

How do you take your coffee? Cream and sugar? Black? Flavored creamers? Let’s take a look at the options. Sugar Sugar used to be simple: white granulated powder. Nowadays there are other options, like...

My Documents Folder 0

Analog Thinking in a Digital Age

I noticed it first in an office setting: people who insist in emailing files even when there’s a networked drive available. It’s a much better use of time and brainpower to leave the file...

The Secret to Slacking Off 2

The Law of Attraction

Ever heard of the Law of Attraction? It’s a concept that’s popular with the metaphysics/self-help crowd. It’s a simple idea. Basically, if you really want something, you focus your mind on it, and if...

New Apartment with Painting 2

The 3 Rules of Moving

When it comes to moving, I have one word of advice. Don’t. Moving’s a bitch, and if you can avoid it, you probably should. Unfortunately, sometimes you just have to relocate. Though moving can...

A layover is just a waiting room in mid-transit. 1

The Finest Hell is a Waiting Room

There is no finer hell than a waiting room. In fact, if there is such a thing as Hell, it’s probably just the waiting room outside the Pearly Gates. You sit there waiting for...

Pedestrian Crossing with Coffee 0

A Morning Walk

The morning coffee turned stale in my mouth. Right out the door I felt like turning back. A muggy wind blowing up from the Gulf Made me want to flee back to my bed....

Pearl Cup Latte Art 7

Coffee: My Benevolent Addiction

I can’t remember my first cup of coffee. I was too young to recall it. My grandparents used to serve it to me all the time. I’m not sure if my parents were too...

Transit Map House 2

The Commute

The morning commute begins at dawn. I down my coffee and stumble out the door. Stuck in traffic, I see the station. And watch as the Red Line passes me by. On the platform...