Category Archives: coffee

A Calm in the Morning

I woke 40 minutes before my alarm. Sometimes when this happens, I feel as though I have been cheated out of sleep. I feel as though I won’t get back to sleep. Also, no less significantly, I am sure a … Continue reading

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Beautifully Quiet

I felt very sleepy by the end of my teaching day. It’s only Tuesday, but it is amazing how strong I felt the Friday feeling of weariness. It could be the ongoing pandemic. It could be the gruesome political scenes … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of Revision

If you have already read yesterday’s Perfect Moment, it should be clear what this image is all about.  I decided to take my coffee on the deck this morning and luckily for me, the leaf was still there and still … Continue reading

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It Strikes Me as Odd

It strikes me as odd that I should wake up three days in a row, in May, to snow.  While I often revel in the idea of living in the Great White North, I do like my spring and summer.  … Continue reading

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Wake Up and Smell the Coffee

I awoke with the morning sun blasting through my window and  my cat sitting on my shoulder.  When I opened my eyes, he merely said “Meow.”  Luckily I speak Cat and I knew he wanted to be fed.  A quick … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning

When you wake up late on a Saturday morning, you go through all the motions of a great weekend morning.  The sun is shining through the kitchen window. You make your coffee and maybe something to eat.  The kitchen smells … Continue reading

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Choosing a Perfect Moment

Some days are relaxing and some days are quite full. Today was a full day, and it was a good day.  I did a number of things and I would like to give you a quick rundown. I had McDonalds … Continue reading

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Morning Rituals

I don’t have morning rituals, really. When I go to work, the morning is built around sleeping as much as I can and then rushing out the door to catch the bus–which is always behind schedule when I get to … Continue reading

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Five Continents and Counting…

Long time readers to this blog will know that I often have a tough time deciding on things and then have a tough time committing to the decision I made. This is true with food, clothes, and joining activities.  This … Continue reading

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A Break from the Noise

In light of the days events, writing about A Perfect Moment seems callous and is quite hard. The media and even the people around me are all talking about war and death.  Everyone is waiting for the Trump speech in … Continue reading

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