Brief Profiles of Others in the Coffee Shop Line

The coffee shop.  We could brew this stuff at home, but where's the fun? Queues are fun. Presented to you now: Brief profiles of the people standing in front of you right now in the coffee line. At the counter: Lidia Lovecraft Drink: Something completely normal.  Lidia is trying to downplay her famous last name. Hobbies: … Continue reading Brief Profiles of Others in the Coffee Shop Line

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My Thumb, a Coffee Bag and a Lesson in Detail

I'm a bit of a coffee fan. Bean juice is my jam.  That phrase sounds pretty gross when not discussing music and I'm full of regret now.  When we are running low on coffee, it is essentially priority one to replenish stock.  Replenish stock means "get whatever is on sale because it is all bean … Continue reading My Thumb, a Coffee Bag and a Lesson in Detail

Sweet Googly Moogly New Mugs!

You know what's fun? Words. You know what goes well with words? Coffee. I'm addicted to bad graphic design (the only kind I know how to make).  These are a departure from the history themed items currently available. Rather, they feature some of my favorite phrases.  The ones without curses anyway.  More on the way … Continue reading Sweet Googly Moogly New Mugs!

Need a mug?

I am a coffee person.  I tried once to abandon caffeine and discovered that self improvement is not a hobby I support. I do support humorous, historically themed coffee mugs.  Society6 is currently holding a 15% off of everything sale.  You do have to click this link to get the sale applied to your purchase.  … Continue reading Need a mug?

Workday Haiku

I'm starting to understand the allure of haiku.  It's kinda like chess.  Easy to learn, impossible to master. The format provides a wonderful template to really get at the heart of an issue.  The issue this time around? Work. "Fix the spreadsheet, please." How did it manage to break? "Click, drag and delete." What's on … Continue reading Workday Haiku

The Coffee Pot

Rico listened as the coffee pot puffed and huffed. Water heated and ran through the intricate system that made modern life possible. He loved that sound. As the coffee pot went about its work, Rico sat at his computer and prepared to do his work.  Code, formatting, pictures and content would rule his day.  His … Continue reading The Coffee Pot