Tagged: coffee

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Friday the 13th, so far…

Y’know what? I’m not superstitious, but this Friday the 13th has been making it really difficult to get into TGIF mode. Here’s hoping that writing about it will help bring an early end to the Murphy’s Law field surrounding me all day!

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And they called it coffee love…

Truly is there any love better than coffee love? I saw this stock image in an article on my way to work and thought it was simply adorable! The Awkward Yeti expresses the love for coffee far better than I...

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Double-Shot Macchiato at The Bean Counter

As Facebook’s On This Day is doing its best to make sure I don’t forget a rather painful and difficult breakup from three years ago1, I’m trying to focus on more pleasant, more recent experiences. Found myself in Georgetown with...

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dreams: I’ll be on my suit and tie…

I had a very strange dream last night. I was maybe back in school, or maybe just a chaperone for a school band event, but my high school band director (as he looks today)1 was there and I kept running...

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coffee: hurry up and wait

I know this is sort of a Generation X and New Coffee Generation blasphemy, but isn’t it a bit weird that we have an entire industry devoted–mostly–to selling brewed coffee? Not that I don’t partake as much as the next...

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#firstürbproblems: Skim, not Skinny!

Making sure to specify a “vanilla nonfat latte” instead of a “vanilla skim latte” at Starbucks for fear of being served a Skinny Vanilla latte. Yes… that’s a thing. Really. Well it is for me, anyway. The other odd thing...

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Fall is here . . . at Starbucks!

Confession time: I have never cared for Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latté. You may commence pelting me with scones at your leisure. I do, however, love the fervor with which its return is welcomed every year–this being the 7th–by Starbucks fans...

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Free Coffee & Sweet Treats on Apr. 15

In addition to the usual $10.40 offers that surface around 4/15 a.k.a. Tax Day, there are a few places in the DC area where you get free stuff tomorrow. Since it’s part of most people’s morning commute, this is an...

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caveat emptor: Starbucks quietly raised prices

Since I’m living so close to the office now, I’ve been trying to be good and brew my coffee at home in the mornings. I used to hate this when it involved a metro ride since my travel mug doesn’t...

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Not the liquid brunch I’d hoped for

Prompted by friends’ reports of tastiness, I picked up the Green Mountain Holiday-themed variety pack for my Keurig coffeemaker–specifically, for the Golden French Toast flavor. Unfortunately it is the “one of these things is not like the others” in the...

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food: brunch at eventide

If I had the time and could find a coffeehouse that offered this, I’d be happy to delay my start time at the office for a little sit down and a nice cup of coffee. Being french press, this did...

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caffeine: easier to homebrew than meth!

I have been happily stickin’ it to the man for over a week now. After a friend showed me the travel mug that had become part of their daily morning routine, I was curious, but not sold. Then I priced...

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random: sweet tears?

Just curious… to those artificial sweetener users out there: have you ever actually purchased a box, bag, etc. of the sweetener you prefer? Or are your stocks at home, office and in purse solely filled by grabbing–either a few extra...

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2009: high spirits and a full belly

</2008> <2009> I was told that my last two posts were a little on the Ebenezer Scrooge side. Personally, I think the person that thought that can bite my shiny metal ass, but in this weather they might have trouble...