Welcome to “The Taming of Viv” – Serialized Edition

Welcome to the Serialized Edition of “The Taming of Viv.” It is part of the Jedemi Chronicles –mythological tales of spirits from the past who show up as everyday characters in an offbeat Silicon Valley café for the sole purpose of inspiring many of the people who stop by. Originally… more »

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Movie night and a change of plans thanks to the gang and some serendipity. The experiment continues with a different Frankie movie at the center of the action.

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The story continues as Viv, with prodding from The Gang via the Nudging Napkins, has engaged cafe patron Steven in a lively discussion. During a chair tipping time-out, she gets feedback and more advice.

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The story continues…
The gang is curious to see if their hunch will play out. Will Viv take their hints? Is their proposed means for communicating going to work?

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The story continues…
Viv takes the night off and heads to the cinema to view a classic. Impactful, the film not only energizes her, but she finds herself revisiting scenes throughout the day. Did her movie companion experience the same feeling?

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The story continues…
Viv is seen in her element — livening up the place with her energy and fantastic drinks.
The mother of cafe worker Nicole makes an appearance and serendipitously meets up with a kindred soul — corporate communications by day, writer by night. And later that evening two suitors compete for Viv’s attention. Who will win out?

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The story continues as Frankie approaches Viv and attempts to build trust so the gang can start taking a more active role at the cafe.

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The story continues.  In this segment Doc and Frannie are working on ideas for leveraging napkins as a form of communication with the patrons of the Jedemi Cafe. She is giving him some background about the “taming project” and references a book which Doc slips off to read. Joey stops… more »