’09-2010 Update

I know it’s been quite awhile since I’ve written. But now I have quite a bit to write about.

Last time I posted, I was starting my Copywriting course. Well, I have completed and received my certificate, which it’s smiling down at me from over the computer. This was completed by the end of last year. My instructor even left a wonderful testimonial on my Linkedin profile.

Side note: I hated school but let me say this, when I took classes that I enjoyed and knew the outcome of where they can take me, it was all worth it.

Fast forward to 2010: The beginning of this year I started a coffee blog, Daily demitasse just as a hobby and to educate others looking to get into the industry or for enthusiasts that want to learn more. I knew I didn’t want it to be a typical rambling blog of the general and cliché’ answering of questions and coffee reviewing. That was all I knew about my blog then. i was still figuring out the best way to go about writing-tone, style, topics. So in a way, I was finding myself and at the same time creating a niche. (more…)

Taking a step back to go foward

When I was working on my English degree, I had a tug-of-war about what to do with my life. I knew I wanted to write. But had yet to figure out what to write about.

I got grief from everyone around me. “You’ll be a starving artist,” or, “So, you want to be a teacher?” I knew I wanted to write fiction just as a hobby. I didn’t specifically want to be a teacher, at the time. So, I began to doubt myself and changed majors. (more…)

Tenacity’s Tendencies

There is a difference between looking for a job and finding opportunity. To look for a job is putting applications out everywhere. To find an opportunity takes persistence – you have to know where to look and know it’s there to grab it. Then, you must make it happen. I Read more…

Learning to grow up

It’s a new beginning to a new life. Sometimes you have to move somewhere new to realize where you really want to live. The beach was a temporary stop in my life to grow up and find myself, meet some amazing people and find God once again. Only, it turns Read more…