Yesterday was kind of an awesome day. I had one of my photos, taken by my buddy Errol, featured on Harley Davidson’s official verified Instagram. SO official. Friends reached out, said congratulations (I didn’t really DO anything), alot of digital high-fives. Felt super great. And then I made the mistake of reading the comments.Read More
About 5 days ago, an absolute legend was called up. Someone that I really didn’t know well and that I hoped one day I would be able to meet and thank in person.
As I’m writing this, I am praying that I haven’t over stepped any boundaries.
I’ve been trying to explain how I’ve been feeling lately to my business partner, to my girlfriend, my family, and sometimes my boss. But it just comes out of my mouth as, “Ah, I’m just tired. Im burnt out. I am exhausted. I think everyone is mad at me. Also, I need a nap.”
But really, I realized, what I am actually trying to say is, “I don’t know what I am doing and I don’t know why and I think I am stuck. Also I need a nap.”
4 years ago, my life hit the reset button. Without getting into gnarly details, leaving you questioning the meaning of your life, and being a total bummer tomorrow at dinner with your families, Here is the short version:Read More
Since we returned from Kernville, I’ve been having a hard time staying motivated. And by motivated, I mean willing to do all of my other work so that I can keep BlackCat going. And by THAT, I mean I just want to quit my job, sell everything I have, and buy a building to park my truck in and serve coffee, and make clothes, and be on Instagram all day long.Read More
1 year ago, I had never pulled an espresso shot. I mean I didn’t even know how to roast coffee or that coffee actually needed to be roasted. I had never actually made coffee for anyone before. I didn't know the difference between a cappuccino and a latte (PS. Do YOU know the difference? It’s the milk ratio. You’re welcome.). 1 year ago, I never thought that an idea I had while Cory and I were on tour in a van would actually be possible and this week we are one step closer to getting there.Read More