Local Isn't Always Better — at least not to their employees

One of the biggest problems with bad bosses is they don’t know they’re a bad boss. I was excited to work for a local small business in Nashville. I thought this was my chance to learn “real” coffee and make latte art; to work…

3 Things I Discovered While On Retreat

Reflecting on my birthday writing retreat and what time alone can teach you about yourself.

Traveling Barista Sandy Lo Catches Up with Former Customer, Country Crooner Aaron Parker

It’s been a while since I worked at the Starbucks on 21st Avenue in Nashville.  In the 2 years that I was a barista at the extremely busy location, I formed many bonds with other partners and customers.  From drag queens to photographers, to…

Back in the Barista Swing

Find out about my transition from commercialized barista to local cafe manager!

Still Feels Like Home

The past few weeks were a jumble of emotions.  With my pending move to Nashville, and my roommate Kindell’s first visit to New York, plus stopping to visit my friends in Ohio, I was antsy to get the show on the road.  However, as…

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