Tag Archive | Non-fiction

Table for one

As I made my way in, I wasn’t sure what to expect. Of course, I’d heard of the Snake Bite. But only by name. Prior to this, I had no clue what kind of food they served, no idea what the price range was, no inkling whether the food was even good. Before entering the […]

Check mate!

The room fills with the silence of multiple royal courts hustling noiselessly around checkered floors. While queens glide gracefully in every direction and knights gallop forwards, backwards or side-to-side on their ever-noble steeds, kings keep their movements around the floor to a minimum. Men quietly observe the ongoing dance but this is nothing new. It […]

Close calls and active imaginations

As I walked out of the Barnes and Noble, I slid my sunglasses over my eyes. I heard voices behind me. I turned and saw three young men walking out as well. Courteous person that I am, I held the door open for them. But when I saw them lingering and looking at the displays […]

A short trip down memory lane and a slight bout of homesickness

Welcome to Starbucks As I walk up Pike Place from Stewart to Virginia, I’m not met with the usual confusion I’ve come to associate with Seattle’s Pike Place Market. However, there is still that definite energy in the air that always hits me whenever I walk streets lined with produce stands, restaurants and shops. It’s […]

Some things you just never grow out of

There was a four-year age gap between them. But their relationship dated back 19 years so she didn’t even notice it. They’d been together for so long, she often forgot she was four years older. Thinking back to their first encounter, she remembered the moment she laid eyes on him. She knew he was going […]