Beverage

Chasing Summer

Sitting in the way way back of their old, clunky station wagon, I watched the world go by. The best was when we’d come to a stop at an intersection with an extra long light. Green … then yellow … then red. Red lights, I’d …

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Laughs in Wildflowers

I remember reading a quote once, from Ralph Waldo Emerson: “The earth laughs in wildflowers.” What a picture those few words imprinted on my mind. I imagined a watercolor painting; the moment when a paintbrush touches down, bleeding its contents slowly and haphazardly onto the paper, each fiber …

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A Healthy Candy Bar

With my neck outstretched and eyes squinting, I stood on my tip-toes and methodically scanned the supermarket, hoping my gaze would once again lock on my daughter. You try to not look alarmed or at all unusual in those moments, as a parent. “Oh hello! Hi! It’s …

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Little Burro

Tucked away on the back side of the busiest neighborhood on Hong Kong island, the old abandoned cake shop waited quietly. Amidst the hustle and bustle of one of the most high-energy, fast-paced cities in the world, it waited; a darkened oasis of quiet in the …