Category Archive: coffee

Garlic Flowers and Big Bear Cafe

“This is an interesting planet. It deserves all the attention you can give it.” (Marilynne Robinson, Gilead). Memorial Day weekend was especially wonderful this year, as unseasonably reasonable temperatures have continued in the… Continue reading

Coffee Monday: Caffe con panna and Bach

A sweet Coffee Monday post today — featuring a caffe con panna I had yesterday at Kafe Bohem, plus Johann Sebastian Bach, 18th-century coffee history, and recommended readings!

coffee monday

A happy, SNOWY coffee Monday. In LATE MARCH, Washington DC! Luckily I’m working from home today — I can bundle up in sweats, or hop over to one of my favorite local coffee… Continue reading

Just Another Coffee Monday

It’s Coffee Monday on my blog! And, it’s also my birthday! I’m hoping it won’t be a stereotypical Monday, with spilled coffee, missed alarms, and frazzled nerves. I’ll get myself have a treat… Continue reading

Liquid Optimism — Coffee Monday!

“The first coffee of the day. Pure optimism in a liquid state.” (Carlos Ruiz Zafon, Prisoner of Heaven; full quote here.) A friend recently shared this quote and I quickly added it to… Continue reading