James in his Jeep Getting Java – The Penny, Mission

 I have a favourite coffee place in Mission, BC. The Penny is an amazing cafe that gives back to its community by supporting an outreach program that offers comfort, relationships, support and food to those in need. (In their words from their site.)  Walking inside, it seems like any other cafe. Friendly staff, neighbours who greet one another, …

2017 in Review

2017 had a pretty rough start for me,but it finished extremely strong. When I look back on the year I feel pretty happy about the accomplishments I have made. I'm almost done my lib tech course, I began learning the ukulele, adopted a dog, took some road trips, wrote a new book, started submitting my work to publishers, and I met a really amazing woman.

James in his Jeep Getting Java – The Arlington, WA Edition

I'm not sure where I was going that day, but like any good road trip I was prepared to find joy anywhere I wound up. Grinfinn and I took the first turn from I-5 towards Fairhaven, where we hit up my favourite lunch place--Avenue Bread and Deli. When the weather is nice, it's a great place to grab a sandwich and sit on a patio with the dog.