This New Business Requires Time!

Mon. September 10, 2018 

I think a storm is brewing. 

It was raining this morning and I knew traffic was going to be hectic. I woke up 8am and left to the café in a hurry. For some reason it was not early enough. I got to the café about 10 minutes late. I was not even 20 minutes into my drive when I hit traffic that stalled me for about 15 miles. Getting to the cafe late left me with less than an hour to prepare. 

While everything ran its course, I went over to grab myself breakfast from Moku Bowl. I had the hunger of a Tyrannosaurus Rex. I could have eaten a 20 pound steak with ease. But there was no steak available so I settled with the healthier option of vanilla Greek yogurt combined with mango, banana, granola, coconut shaving and honey. Man was it tasty.  

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Making the best of my time. 

Today had to have been the worst best day in my café career. Being that it was raining like crazy New Hope, Pennsylvania became a ghost town. From 11 until 1:30pm were my hours of operation. After that it was not good for business but for my new venture, I had plenty of time. I started off by trying to understand how to make a website. I have done it in the past with HTML but honestly, I was never good at it. I always gave up after a while because I lost focus on the coding.

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(photo found on Google images)

Now days it is much easier with website builders and such. Something I have never used. Unfortunately, there are many options so it takes a bit of studying and research before actually jumping into it. Today was the research. I plan on putting things into effect very soon.  

I was also able to take an hour and focus on my WordPress page. I posted a few new things and scheduled others for the week. I am going to try and focus on posting in advance that way I do not forget in between working and getting the new business going. 

 I could do more with my real equipment. 

Around 6pm I had enough. I decided to close up an hour early. I did nothing but work on my projects all day. I was grateful for the time but with no customers and a completely empty market, except for the other vendors, I could not stand to be around anymore. A few vendors had left hours before me and I should had followed.  

Home an hour later I jumped back into the swing of things within the comfort of my favorite mesh chair. I needed to learn more about website building. After a few videos I began. I initially wanted to begin tomorrow with a fresh mind but I was so into it that I could not wait. 

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(photo found on Google images)

I downloaded, deleted, re-download. I have been through so many plugins. I even tried a theme demo but did not like it so deleted it. I also tried templates but going through them to see what I liked was annoying so I cleared it out and just kept a simple layout. I adding all the stuff I wanted or thought I needed to it and left it as a mess until the morning. 

By 1am my eyes were burning and I had to get some rest.  

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