La Caféothèque: The Café that Started it All

Imagine walking into a café where time has stopped. For what seems like an eternity, you bathe in the stillness surrounded by the tranquil scent of coffee. You are alone at the beginning of time. Presenting… La Caféothèque [52 rue Hôtel de Ville 75004 (Paris, France; 4th district)] Fifteen years ago, Paris was void of any … Continue reading La Caféothèque: The Café that Started it All

What’s in a Name? Living Life Without Labels

That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. ~William Shakespeare PART ONE: WHAT’S IN A LABEL? Take a look at this picture. What comes to mind? Like me, you probably came up with a bunch of labels for him (e.g., man, young, Caucasian, dark blonde, attractive, punk/alternative, etc.). We put … Continue reading What’s in a Name? Living Life Without Labels

Searching for Value & Contentment

*Before you begin reading, be aware that this isn’t a story to entice sympathy. My only wish is to pass on knowledge. Value [‘vɶl yu]: worth, merit, importance (n) Part l: Searching for Value *NEWSFLASH* I have imperfections. Real, debilitating imperfections. I'm a chronic avoider, and not only do I avoid people and situations that make me … Continue reading Searching for Value & Contentment