By Megan Gebhart

While Megan Gebhart graduated university in 2011, she knew she couldn't renounce herself to lifestyles at an aimless 9-to-5 activity mountain climbing the company ladder. So in its place, she challenged herself to have a unmarried cup of espresso with a distinct individual a week for a yr to determine what classes she may well know about existence and careers.

What began as an odd, unconventional, and somewhat awkward test quickly reworked right into a yr jam-packed with event, complication, braveness, and private development.

Whether she's grabbing a grande espresso with a former Starbuck's vp, discussing recess politics with a primary grader, or debating expertise with the co-founder of Apple, Megan's enthusiasm and empathy coax the simplest suggestion from each stroll of existence.

As an entire, fifty two Cups of espresso chronicles one younger woman's bold and heartfelt first foray into lifestyles after collage. individually, every one cup provides a regular dose of inspiration--a ideal pairing for a morning cup of joe.

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He’d raised Nick along with his own children after Nick’s parents had been killed in a fatal car accident. ” Samantha’s body shuddered at the news. The fact that her daughter hadn’t hesitated to give her that information led Samantha to believe Nick hadn’t told his daughter about her illness. But she couldn’t be positive about that. “I’m so sorry. ” No doubt he’d helped Nick to hire an attorney to make certain he retained full custody of Jessica. “I loved him! ” “No, but I’ve always wanted to see them.

Her hair was in tiny rollers all over her head. “You’re only a half hour late! ” Nick chuckled. ” He reached for a couple she’d iced with orange frosting and candy corn, and popped them in his mouth. “Umm, they’re good. ” She put out a hand to restrain him, but he managed to snatch another one. ” But he detected a smile as she said it. ” The monthly get-together for the park employees at the teepee in Moose Village was something they always looked forward to. “As soon as you shower and change into your costume.

Beneath dark-brown hair and brows, his gray eyes flickered with an awareness of the intimacy they shared. Hers probably did the same. “I thought maybe you weren’t coming. ” “That’s good. ” They normally bought a hamburger in the center’s Ramskeller Restaurant, but tonight food was the last thing on her mind. “I’m not hungry. Could you leave now? I know you have your last final in the morning, but there’s something important I have to tell you. It won’t take long. ” Nick didn’t own one. He worked as many hours as possible at his part-time job with campus security in order to support himself while he earned his undergraduate degree in biology.

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