It’s Thursday – and I’m Captain Obvious!
I’ve been thinking about this for a little while now, I guess with Thanksgiving coming up and all. I’ve been thinking about thankfulness, and somehow implementing that here on my blog, you know, like Tuesday Tootsies. Only, I want to do it a bit less … I don’t quite know how to put it. Less violins, I guess. Obviously there are things I’m grateful for, big important things like my husband, my children, and my salvation. I’m talking about taking a few minutes each week to find things I’m grateful for that might be a bit off the beaten path.
I didn’t start drinking the stuff until I was about 18, and friends used to crack, “Make sure to add some coffee with that sugar and cream!” I still can’t drink it black, but now I use fake sugar instead of the real stuff, and I still use cream too. I’ve gone through decaf phases too, where I tried to stay clean off the caffeine. Nowadays, I have coffee every day. Must have coffee. Not necessarily always full strength – at least in the afternoon.
I think of coffee as being a social lubricant. Let’s meet for coffee. Let’s get together for some coffee and cake. We’re going to a coffee clatch. Klutch? Whatever. Coffee spins my wheels and gets my gears going. Without it, I get headaches and can’t think clearly. Clearly I’m addicted, and frankly, I’m good with that. As far as addictions go, there are a lot worse things to be addicted to than coffee.
Not much beats getting up to a pot already brewed, which is why coffee pots that have an automatic brew cycle are a must-have for me. I hate waiting those 10 minutes for it to be done. Of course, waking up to a loving mate who’s run to McDonald’s and brought back breakfast with coffee is a wonderful treat too.
So, to kick off Thursday Thankfulness, won’t you join me in a cup of the brew, a cup of joe, a cup of java, a big ol’ cup of coffee and celebrate the day?
Did you know it’s National Kitteh Day? I didn’t either! Go have some feline fun. And by that, I don’t mean pick on a cat. Don’t be like my husband, who likes to say, “I love cats … I think they’re delicious!” Be nice to kitteh today!