Hi, I'm Traci, an almost-30something writer who spends her days as a journalist and her evenings as a blogger/podcaster/Netflix binge-watcher. (If you ever need a Gilmore Girls or Friends quote for any situation, you can tweet me @traciglee.)

When I'm not staring at a screen, I'm planning my next trip, immersed in a Joan Didion essay, listening to MIKA, swatching new products at Sephora, or dreaming up new spreads for the perfect brunch.

While notes from a coffee shop is a mesh of personal thoughts and musings on life and culture, I hope it's also a place that can inspire your next blog post too.