The steam streams up from the deep brown java in my mug. I watch with thoughts of the pleasure that the first sip will create. But I note the heat and wonder, do I wait or sip now? I know the level of heat rising from my coffee will scald my lips and tongue, then… Continue reading To sip or to wait—that is the question.
The top of the Keurig pod reads “S’MORES: Chocolate + graham cracker + marshmallow flavoured coffee.” Instantly my head fills with memories of a hot rich tasting s’more cookie fresh off the campfire. The chocolate is melting from the heat of the marshmallow, sweat and sweater! However, my black s’mores flavoured coffee didn’t deliver any… Continue reading Coffee S’mores?
El sol está brillante hoy pero está frió (the sun is shining but it is cold). Fall is in its full throes. It is too easy these fall days for a chill to creep into the bones. The season welcomes warm sweaters, jeans and somedays a nice scarf or a knit hat. Promises of frost… Continue reading Coffee in the throes of fall
The Penis Chronicles presents, “When the Bottom Falls Out” My youngest boy can’t swim. The child doesn’t even float; he sinks like a boulder! Now for most of us the knowledge that we can’t swim screams out from the tiny corner of our brain, “STOP FOOL DON’T JUMP! YOU CAN’T SWIM!” However, with my son… Continue reading When the Bottom Falls Out
The shift happened a few weeks ago and the Autumn Equinox is upon us. We are officially nestling into the season between summer and winter. The nights settle on us earlier and welcome the soft glow of candles and the warmth from fireplaces. I enjoy these cooler nights which are quiet and contemplative. It is… Continue reading Betwixt
The sounds of corn stalks rustling in the breeze is familiar to the humans that live in the area. It is a typical fall sound that doesn’t gain too much attention. However, in the fields the scarecrows grow restless with anticipation because for them that soft muffled crackling sound means that it is almost time… Continue reading Scarecrow Sweepstakes
If we were having coffee I would invite you to brew up a new fall flavour of coffee. Pumpkin spice lattes are a fall favourite of mine but what else could we add to the fall coffee menu? Apple crisp latte? Something with a slight apple tartness and cream on top garnished with cinnamon crumble??… Continue reading Fall Coffee Flavours