• The Bean Counter Cafe

    For locals, The Bean Counter Cafe is the place where the barista greets them by name. For visitors, it’s the place you want to be known by name. If you’re in search of a warm cup of tea, strong cup of coffee, and freshly baked pastries, then this is your kind of place. (As usual,

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  • Best Bookstores in Northern California

    Autumn inspires sentimentality and the glow of leaves at twilight makes Scout melancholy in the best way. Every now and again, Scout savors a melancholy day like he savors a warm cup of coffee. Feeling rather sentimental about his melancholic state, Scout decide to spend Whole40 Challenge week two comfy among the very best bookstores

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  • Don’t Wait to Travel

    This story is part of Scout’s Whole40 Challenge: -40 days -40 dollars (per week)-40 destinations Find the guidelines and full story here. When Daniel’s phone blared One Republic’s “Good Life” at 4:00 a.m., I knew Scout had talked us into something terrible. Why did we ever agree to wake up at 4:00 a.m. on a

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  • So Public, So Us!

    With regret. Those were the only two words we saw. With regret… you are not current enough. With regret… you should make other plans. With regret… get a new career. With regret… GO BUY YOURSELF THE BIGGEST SLICE OF CAKE YOU CAN FIND BECAUSE YOU’RE GONNA’ NEED IT. We don’t remember how the sentence ended

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  • Coffee is Power

    Scout has been drinking coffee since he was eight weeks old. On his second day living with Team Frymire in Las Vegas, NV, he was particularly sleepy. A good night’s rest in the warmth of his new home made him exceedingly tired. You probably know what we’re describing. We’re talking about the way vacation makes

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