Tag Archives: Coffee

A Day in the Life of a Mental Hospital Patient

6:30 am. “Rise and shine,” but this is debatable– you simply just breathe and walk, in this kind of a desperate mental fog,  (Simply put, ‘there will be no sunshine for you today.’) But, this only just seems to really matter to us, … Continue reading

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The Gift of Caffeine

Some funny sayings I like: My blood type is Folgers.  ~Author Unknown All the coffee in Columbia won’t make me a morning person.  ~Author Unknown Do I like my coffee black?  There are other colors?  ~Author Unknown Conscience keeps more … Continue reading

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Catching Light

Early this morning I sat on the deck drinking my coffee. It’s Alaska, and although the snow is gone it was still 32 F. It’s clear and crisp. I could hear the cranes on Beluga Lake nearby. I truly love it … Continue reading

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Coffee, With a Shot of Truth

by Julie Anne Fidler, BB Weekly Contributor I am sitting across from one of my best friends in a trendy little café, sipping coffee as we always do. We have been good friends for years; we can tell each other … Continue reading

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