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Delicious Fall Coffees

The smell of baked apples, cinnamon and sweet sugar is heavy in the air. Warmth from the oven is comforting on this chilly fall morning. I can’t help but anticipate that hot hazelnut coffee this morning with a sprinkle of cinnamon in it. The hazelnut coffee on its own would pair nicely with the apple… Continue reading Delicious Fall Coffees

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Coffee & Inevitability

The hot liquid rolls through my mouth punctuating its presences with a sharp pungent taste that makes that first sip shocking. I’m not interesting in noticing any of the finer features in my mug today because I am feeling a little bitter this morning. One of my favourite coffee mugs has a rather long crack… Continue reading Coffee & Inevitability

Miscellaneous

A Short Christmas Reading List

I don’t normal read anything seasonal, but this year I wanted to try something different. With that in mind I searched out novels that appeared to be related to winter or Christmas. With the exception of Tolkien this was my first experience reading the rest of the author’s on the following list. Letters from Father… Continue reading A Short Christmas Reading List

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Two and a half Men coffee mugs if we were having coffee

Anybody familiar with the television series Two and a half Men and the coffee mugs they use on the show? These mugs are 16 ounce horizontal striped mugs. The stripes are multi-coloured with shades of yellow, blue, reddish-brown, white and green. I loved these mugs and found a set of my own about 10 years… Continue reading Two and a half Men coffee mugs if we were having coffee

Miscellaneous

October’s Snowy Sunday Post

The scene outside my window displays soft white flakes falling against a background of grey sky. A white blanket conceals the green grass beneath and it veils the rooftops and trees around me. October snow in the extreme has fallen so many days this week that I have lost count. Yesterday we built a snow… Continue reading October’s Snowy Sunday Post