Writer’s Block & How to Creatively Procrastinate

“Writer’s Block: a psychological inhibition preventing a writer from proceeding with a piece” Merriam-Webster, 2022 Have you ever been writing and hit a metaphorical wall? It can be frustrating when the flow of words comes to a screeching halt and you’re unable to recover right away. Here are some creative ways to procrastinate during the … Read more

Déjà Vu Fun in Rediscovery of Now Heirloom Bookstore

“Déjà vu: a feeling that one has seen or heard something before” Merriam-Webster, 2022 When Lafayette, Louisiana, boasted the near 90-degree weather, I drove to pick up an iced coffee from CC’s Coffee House. Predictably, not knowing my way around, I got lost on the way back. To get my bearings, I turned into a parking lot … Read more

Unexpected Self Reflection Found in The Twig Book Shop

With the combination of Texas heat and a very bored three-nager, it was clear that we needed to visit a splash pad. Iced coffees in hand and towels in tow, the family navigated to the center of the Pearl District. We sat on ornate metal chairs shaded under an umbrella-table combo. We talked about our relatively good … Read more