>Last year I chronicled my vacation in a journal of daily coffee consumption. I know some of you must be wondering, “Daisy! You went to Seattle, the birthplace of Starbucks! Did you not partake of the local fare? The local drinks? The coffee, of course!!”
Yes, I did. In fact, I documented a few in pictures. I picked up a Big Train Choco Chip Latte from this place, conveniently located across the tracks from the first Amtrak station. It was delicious: a good omen for starting the trip.
On the train I had the option of picking up a plain cup of coffee any time I wished; Jose, the car attendant, kept the pot fresh all the time.
I brought my daily pick-me-up into the roomette with me, set it in the cupholder beside my seat, and read the morning paper (local to whichever stop we’d made last).
Then we arrived in Seattle. I sampled the hotel packets (Seattles Best brand). We visited Starbucks – the original location! I was nearly speechless. Husband took my picture, I think. I was too wrapped up in the history of this tiny store and its location to notice.
>*sigh* It's posting heaven today. Javajavajavajavajava …
>The last cup of coffee from Starbucks went almost directly into the trash. I can't abide coffee so strong that it tastes burnt. Plain old straight black coffee for me. Non of the FooFoo stuff. MUD
>You can never have too many coffee mugs or coffee to put in them 😉
At least that is my theory….
>Well, I can't say you're addicted to coffee. It's like you're vitamins ha.By the way, there's a new social networking site dedicated to parents and kids, it's called Bluepixo.com – it's a place for Moms, Dads, and Kids! Now, there’s even a chance to win a free iPod Nano! I'm inviting you to meet other parents. And enjoy parenthood to the fullest. Thanks.