Ten Favorite Photos From 2020

With 2021 only a few days away, this is the time of year I typically reflect on the year that was- the ups, downs (of which there were many) and revisit the photos I’ve taken over these past months of quarantine, social distancing, and uncertainty. In previous, similar compilations- my “Top 10 Photos” usually consisted […]

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A Month to Remember: November 2020

Time has been nothing short of an illusion in 2020, often feeling like it dragged on for an eternity when all the days- each very similar to the one before it in this age of quarantines and lockdowns- seemed to blend together into one continuous loop. As the end of the year gets closer and […]

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Creepy California: Hotel del Coronado

When it comes to writing “Coffee & Chiffon,” I tend to keep things as light and as stress-free as possible. I try not to get political or discuss current events too much- typically saving up that energy for my recap of all the headlines from over the year for a pre-NYE post (which I’ve recently […]

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Black Jack and Lady Luck…

The first few days back following a cross-country trip are always the most disorienting. The flying to and from. The time zone change. The pretty dramatic difference in weather/temperatures- maybe even a recent Daylight Savings adjustment to the clocks? It’s a lot- and definitely something I’m working my way through following my recent return from […]

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Halloween To-Go…

The days leading up to an extended trip (and for me, that means longer than a weekend) are always hectic. There’s the packing, sure- that undoubtedly takes the longest amount of time- but there’s also making sure my bank knows I’ll be heading out of town, wrapping up loose ends at work so that I […]

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Summer Vacation Part III – San Diego

Apart from Las Vegas, I think the only other city I travel to the most would be San Diego, California. I’ve been making yearly trips out that way for over ten years now- so much in fact that I can get around without a GPS/Google Maps, have my “regular” places to eat, shop and stay- […]

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“Vacation, All I Ever Wanted…”

Ever since I launched “Coffee & Chiffon” back in January (and it’s been a wild and unexpected journey ever since!) I’ve been posting consistently three times a week- Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays- during the good times, bad times and especially during the ongoing pandemic where generating content has been admittedly tricky but manageable during stay-at-home […]

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