Monthly Archives: December 2017

Sara Adrian, “Encouraging People To Be Awesome!”

Sara and I shared time and talk over coffee at the Hills Market Downtown, Tuesday afternoon, December 26. She’s a fulltime artist and operates this aspect of her profession, LandLab Arts, and blogs HERE frequently about the nuts & bolts … Continue reading

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Morgan Landis on Creating Change in Columbus

Morgan and I met for coffee at the Roosevelt Coffeehouse, Tuesday, December 26. She’s the first information architect I’ve had the pleasure to speak with, and in describing her skills and the activities of her work for her consumers, I … Continue reading

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Drop-Out Prevention and Recovery with Heather Fidler

Heather Fidler and I sat down over coffee Friday, December 22 at the original Angry Baker in Olde Towne East. We spent much of our conversation talking about her job, one for which she holds a lot of passion. Heather … Continue reading

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John Wesley Skaggs Seasoned Me This Morning!

Thursday, December 21, during the movement of Winter Solstice. Earth’s tilt favors increasing sunlight; a season passed, a season followed. As soon as I sat down with John at Heirloom Café, the popular source for locally groomed sustenance in the … Continue reading

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CAFFEINE COMMUNION’s First Remote Interview, 3 Time Zones West

Friday, December 15 was the day Marlene Hajdu and I reunited via FaceTime, with help from Apple and  AT & T.  This marks the first interview that I have not shared physical space with the other, but eye-to-eye contact helped … Continue reading

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Opening doors for others to altered states of consciousness.

Susan Josephson and I met at La Chatelaine in Worthington, Friday, December 15. Now in retirement as a professional philosopher, Susan taught for 31 years at Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD). Now she devotes her time to serving … Continue reading

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Our own “StoryCorps” with Missy Ricksecker on Ohio Chautauqua, and “Radical Hospitality.”

Missy and I met at Boston Stoker, Thursday, December 14, just hours after she returned home from a week in Paris with her daughter. She immediately shared stories with me about her summer tour of our state, accompanying Ohio Chautauqua, … Continue reading

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“You’re Not Promised Tomorrow.” CAFFEINE COMMUNION with Troy Anthony Harris.

Wednesday, December 13 found me with Troy Anthony Harris at the Lincoln Café, directly across Long Street from the Lincoln Theater. Troy’s personal current mission, which he calls Achievement Through Strategic Alignment, means to set all the components of his … Continue reading

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Have Mando, Will Travel

It’s back to North Market for this interview with Scott Brooks, Tuesday morning, December 12. Retired for a few years from his self-employed marketing career, Scott is a working musician, picking mandolin and singing, mostly at senior centers in central … Continue reading

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Rick Isbell: A Veteran Helping Heal Veterans With Words

Café Brioso set the stage for Rick and I to reunite over our cups of steaming bean. I’ve known Rick Isbell since his days serving Mike Coleman’s administration at City Hall. He was our man for veterans advocacy and rights … Continue reading

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