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Café Thoughts - Explore through coffee shops

Give me quality espresso, an eclectic playlist, and a thoughtfully designed space.  One of my favorite things to do is explore through cafés - either for doing work or to simply observe from behind a flat white. Each has a unique design and type of clientele, you can hop from world to world just in the space of a coffee shop.

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Sunday morning coffee. A meditation.

"Grow where you're planted..." Sunday morning coffee. A meditation. Living in NYC, Sundays were reserved for dancing to live Brazilian music in Brooklyn with friends. We called it "dance church" and yes, it was a spiritual experience. Both my cardio and also a chance to feel like I was in another country, speak português and meet people from all over the world who came to dance at Miss Favela. Part of the life I had carved out for myself. 

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Café Thoughts: Bangkok Edition

We may be home but that's doesn't mean we can't travel in our mind or reminisce of places we've traveled. I took this shot at a cat cafe on a side street in Bangkok I found while seeking refuge from the sun. A moment to write, reflect and somehow make these fleeting moments a bit more long-lasting by committing them to ink in my journal. I remember the feeling of sitting here observing, listening to distant conversations and smiling at the way of life in a place foreign to me - A whole world outside of mine. And once again, I'm brought back to it as I write now, from my distant apartment in Germany - A whole world outside and...

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How do you Create Moments?

How do you create moments? So much of our days can seem linear as we jump from task to task in an endless parade of to do's. In reality, our days are made up of moments, small pockets of experiences, each with a set of emotions and space for discovery...

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