Coffee (Shop) Trials: Starbucks vs. Dunkin….vs Tim Horton’s

That’s right people! While in Wisconsin, I’ve only debated about Dunkin and Starbucks but as a true Michigander I have to bring Tim Hortons into the mix. As I got older, I watched Tim Hortons take over Michigan—or at least, my little part of Michigan. It almost became an easy staple for my friends when …

Coffee Stained Lens: Re-Center and Look to the Little Things

The past few weeks have been a struggle. Every day it seems like there’s less structure and motivation and more bad news. In moments like these, it’s hard to see the silver lining. And whenever I’m upset about this situation, I catch myself saying something like, “Well, I shouldn’t be upset because it’s not as …

Coffee Stained Lens: Staying Calm in the Storm, Sipping on my Coffee at Home

TL;DR Take care of yourself wholistically, stay informed and keep calm. Well life is finally slowing down like I’ve never dreamt it would. This is it. This is what those books that I constantly read in middle school prepared me for. This is what that post-apocalyptic RPG that I used to play in the library …