This is my first venture out to a coffee shop since the pandemic shut so much down this year. I have to admit I haven’t been as motivated to head out for coffee since I moved. My back porch is very inviting and my favorite coffee hangout these days. Today called for doing something special
When I wrote my first Coffee House Conversation almost 2 months ago, I envisioned visiting a new or favorite coffee shop every week. And then the world stopped. In all fairness, I was missing the weekly deadline all on my own. I did visit one other place before the Covid-19 lockdown, but I didn’t have
I decided I needed a coffee one afternoon while running errands. Astoria Pastry Shop is tucked away amidst some smaller shops in Belleair Bluffs. It took me one drive by and a u-turn to find it but I was glad I did! I sat outside in their small courtyard and enjoyed the solitude and sugar.
This was always the image I had in my head when I became a ‘writer.’ I’m sitting outside a nice coffee house. When I became a ‘writer,’ I would sit in casual coffee cafes and tea houses, smartly writing away. My fingers would be flying over the keyboard and other patrons would look over enviously