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Flavoured Coffee, the virtual kind

There is a sweetness to the scent this morning that influences my expectation about taste. The taste, however, surprises me because it is shockingly bitter. It isn’t an unpleasant taste though. The bitterness fades into smoky notes reminiscent of vanilla. If we were having coffee I would offer you a Coney Island Caramel flavoured coffee.… Continue reading Flavoured Coffee, the virtual kind

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A mug of steaming coffee

The steam seems really vivid this morning. Soft tones of grey and white twisting together as they rise 3 to 4 inches in the air before they vanish on the air currents. Near the beginning of their journey the white mist is in stark contrast to the dark brown coffee that forms it. The aroma… Continue reading A mug of steaming coffee

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Cauldrons, Crypts & Coffee

Please come in for a spooktacular drink. Here at Cauldrons, Crypts & Coffee we have your creepy cravings covered. You can hunt for your own fresh eyeballs in the eyeball patch or place your colour order and we will serve them to you, you can naw on fresh bones, feast on fried flesh stripes or… Continue reading Cauldrons, Crypts & Coffee

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Coffee & the Virtual Pantry

What snacks go well with coffee? Mini bakes donuts with vanilla glaze Cinnamon rolls A nice slice of coffee cake Plain croissant Crepes Dark chocolate Something caramel Tiramisu Berries Scrambled eggs and toast Maybe a couple of oatmeal raison cookies Coffee is almost always better with a bite to eat. So, let me open the… Continue reading Coffee & the Virtual Pantry

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A Writing Sparkle Coffee Memoir

My mild taste for coffee turned into a full blown addiction. My nervous system needed the stimulant to function. I needed the caffeine because of the benefits of improved alertness, concentration, energy, clear-headedness, and feelings of sociability that it kindled. I was long past the person who needed a cup of coffee in the morning,… Continue reading A Writing Sparkle Coffee Memoir

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What is in your coffee mug this morning?

I am at a loss for words regarding the smell of my coffee this morning. It is a soft comforting smell that is kind of sweet. It actually masks the smell of the coffee! The taste is soft as well and a bit creamy. For me that rich bitter taste of coffee that I enjoy… Continue reading What is in your coffee mug this morning?

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Pass the coffee pot please

The smell is sweet and bitter all at once, but it also more than that. As I inhale the warmth of my coffee I acknowledge the smell of marshmallow and chocolate. I have heard of rocky road bars and rocky road ice cream but not rocky road coffee! I wonder how the flavour holds up… Continue reading Pass the coffee pot please