Hiring in the restaurant industry is like staffing a pirate ship. If a sailor returns from West Africa, or has experience opening Balena for example, he is deemed immune to the ebola / high stress, and that experience alone gets him through the door. David, on the other hand, is a blue chip, the real… Continue reading Gentle ( ju ) Way ( do )
The art of living in this “predicament” is neither careless drifting on the one hand nor fearful clinging to the past and the known on the other. It consists in being completely sensitive to each moment, in regarding it as utterly new and unique, in having the mind open and wholly receptive. This is not… Continue reading The Wisdom of Insecurity Part 3
Andrea brought Etta some ice cream from an underground Chicago baker who goes by the name, "Lil Bit." Apple cookie with cheddar cheese swirls. David wore his famous hamburger sweatshirt to work, without giving me the heads up to wear my matching hotdog teeshirt. At least I had some old mustard on my pants.