Top 10 Cafés of My 20s

Top 10 Cafés of My 20s

Today is the last day of my 20s. And so I’m doing a café crawl, going to all the coffee shops I can and writing blog posts… basically what I’ve been doing for the last six years of my life (I can’t tell if that sounds more braggy or embarrassing, but...
Café Crawl: Inman Perk

Café Crawl: Inman Perk

I’m at Inman Perk. There are actually two Inman Perks, though, and this is the one in Atlanta, not the one in Gainesville, Georgia, where I went nearly every day from age 25 to 28. I would have liked to go to Inman Perk in Gainesville but it’s an hour plus away and I...
I hated myself in Paris

I hated myself in Paris

It is, as you know by now, the last day of my 20s. I’m sitting at one of the blue tables outside of Carroll Street Café, where I come almost every day. I’m thinking about Paris. I’ve been thinking about Paris lately. I was 28 when I went to Paris for...
Café Crawl: Octane

Café Crawl: Octane

It’s the last day of my 20s, and I’m doing a café crawl. Because I’m an introverted writer and coffee shops are my true home. I’m here at Octane, my second café of the morning. Octane is the place I would come to before we moved to Atlanta. I...
I’m afraid of getting older

I’m afraid of getting older

Today is the last day of my twenties. Tomorrow I will be 30. The big three-zero. And I’m kind of afraid. I am not the kind of person that fears growing older normally. Here’s why: Age brings wisdom. Your top earning years are 55 to 60. Who do you trust...
29

29

This is the last day of my 20s. (That is the refrain of the day, by the way. So prepare yourself for repetition.) I became a husband in my 20s. And a father. And a homeowner and business owner. But before all of those things, I became a writer. And so today I’m...