Dakota Escapes the Capital, and a Really Bad Day

First the bad day, two weeks ago I: got fired (which I expected, and would have quit but figured I'd ride the money train to shame) got fired again, kind of sort of, from a different job, in a strange way, more like put on probation but indefinitely, so it was like they were expecting … Continue reading Dakota Escapes the Capital, and a Really Bad Day

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Dakota Riddles the Capital (With Riddles)

Riddle Me WMATA What is always on track but never on time? And creeps along a thin red line? Sometimes Running, Never Moving Public Services Disproving Riddle Me Round and Round and Round and Then Round Some More It sucks in traffic, bicycles as well Like the lamest circle of hell, Round and round like … Continue reading Dakota Riddles the Capital (With Riddles)

My Monthy Python Barista Moment

Someday, I will say this to my son about my career in coffee shops: Listen Lad, I built my barista credentials up from nothing. When I started last year at Soho, I didn't know the difference between an Americano and a pourover. All the bosses said I was daft to try and serve a latte, … Continue reading My Monthy Python Barista Moment

A Square Peg in a Glory Hole: Dakota Vs…Fan Fiction?

Last week I felt like I was defeated by the internet and this week I feel bad about it so I'm going to defend myself, to myself, right here, right now: The internet should be a great resource for writers, not only because of the platforms it provides, but because it can open up all … Continue reading A Square Peg in a Glory Hole: Dakota Vs…Fan Fiction?