15 January 2008

the Early Bird brews the coffee

I’ve realized that my husband let’s me sleep late each morning because otherwise he has to deal with morning-Jeannette.
And unless she climbs out of bed on her own accord, she’s a crabby beast.

I am so not a morning person.

While making coffee today, I was thinking about how I should learn to use the cappuccino/espresso section of my new, gigantic coffee pot. After reading through the directions, I realized the chances of me figuring it out on my own are slim. There are a few too many steps that include something about cranking the handle a certain way or the coffee grinds will go everywhere, make a mess and ruin the cappuccino or espresso.

Yeah right.

When faced with a situation where I must do something one particular way or all hell breaks loose, inadvertently, I will break hell loose.

New plan: forget about making cappuccino or espresso. I’ll just beer bong my coffee for the ultimate caffeine rush.


Cup O Joe

By the time I finished dreaming this scenario, ten minutes or so had passed. I started to pour my first cup and notice eight cups of coffee in the pot.

What the hell?

I only brewed five.

That means three of those cups were leftover from Sunday.

Ewwwww.

Had I been paying attention to what I was doing, as opposed to standing there half asleep, dreaming of coffee-bonging half a pot of coffee in the shower (for easy clean-up), I might have noticed the two-day-old coffee already in the pot.

Update: When I told James I did this, he asked, "How did it taste?"

As if I'd drink it.

As if.

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Listening to: Modest Mouse - Exit Does Not Exist
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6 comments:

  1. Yeah, ewww...

    hehe, that coffee machine sounds interesting though...better learn it, I think the payoff will be worth it :)

    oh btw I tagged you. See my blog for the meme.

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  2. i'm so much of a not-morning-person that i don't even make coffee in the morning. . .that would mean i'd have to get up many precious minutes earlier to have to brew and drink said coffee.

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  3. couldn't reply via email, so i'll just do it here. . . thanks for the heads up on the typo in my sidebar-- thats wut hapens wen theirs no spel cheque.

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  4. How much did you spill? :)

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  5. lol this is a funny post. I have a coffee maker w/ a timer. If I set it to "auto" it makes a nice hot pot of coffee everyday at 6.30am.

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  6. @angeline... I've thought about using an automatic coffee maker, but I don't get up at the same time each day and I don't drink coffee every day. Plus, I like freshly ground coffee beans. Yum.

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