Last week I finished reading Sarah Lewis‘ excellent book on the creative life entitled The Rise: Creativity, The Gift of Failure, and the Search for Mastery. I highly recommend the entire book, but I’m especially interested in one of the final chapters of the book, entitled “The Grit of theContinue Reading

I’ve discovered the best coffee shop in West Knoxville:  Mojoe’s Trailside Coffee.  I can’t handle the Starbucks near my house.  It’s too small, always crowded, and not an ounce of Knoxville originality.  So I was relieved when I recently discovered a locally-owned coffee shop just down the street from WestContinue Reading