It's been a whole year since my last Traveling Barista post.  Unacceptable, I know.  I'm back, though and better than ever--barista-wise anyhow.  Life itself has been fairly vanilla, but that's for a different post.  Anyway... I had returned to Starbucks for my prolonged stay on Long Island.  After coming back…

I guess I can't call this post a travel blog.  I lived in New York for most of my life, so if you're looking to read about all of the touristy spots, check back in May when my Nashville roommate, Kindell, is coming to visit for the first time. I…

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