• Conversations With Baristas

    The 6:43 a.m. Saturday conversations with baristas are the best conversations to have with baristas. Most of the morning crowd is still stretching and reading headlines in bed. Those who are here? There is a man sleeping in the leather chair in the middle of the shop. I guess if you’re going to sleep in… Continue Reading

  • Our Journeys

    My favorite train is the 74 Piedmont out of Greensboro. It delivers my 20-year-old son from college on breezy, colorful October afternoons. The hair that is now held back by a headband. The flip-flops. The plastic trash bag that carries his dirty laundry. The book of poetry in his left hand. Two years ago, he… Continue Reading