Do You Have a Special Mug?

When I’m at home, I don’t really have a special mug that I drink out of. We have an assortment of mugs, so if I’m drinking something hot, I end up with whatever mug happens to be clean and ready at hand at the time. I didn’t really have a special mug when I lived… Continue reading Do You Have a Special Mug?

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Stroopwafel Poem

Behold, the Stroopwaffelsthat my husband bought for meal dente, so exquisiteat room temperaturejust the right amount ofresistance as I sink my teethinto it and taste the caramelon my tongue But then!warm atop your mugthe packaging says to meso melty and deliciousanother small pleasurein this world wheresuch small thingscan bring such immense joy

Can Caffeine Be Good for You?

Hallelujah! If caffeine hasn’t been contraindicated for you, science shows that it can be good for you. As a natural stimulant, caffeine has helped people with wakefulness and bursts of energy since prehistoric times. Improved alertness, reaction time, and short-term recall can be helpful for short periods of time in dire-situations, though our modern day… Continue reading Can Caffeine Be Good for You?

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TGI Freya’s Day

The gods of old are with us everywhere…from the days of the week to our cars, athletic shoes, and more. The ancient world is alive in our lives, history lives with us whether we are actively aware of it or not. Every day that passes is a bit of history that we have lived in.… Continue reading TGI Freya’s Day

Hot, Cold, and Undrinkable

As I was scrolling through Twitter recently, I found a tweet from someone asking the hard questions in life: This got me thinking. Chocolate milk is great, and hot chocolate is too, but hot chocolate gone cold is terrible. I asked my friends who prefer tea if there was a similar relationship between iced tea… Continue reading Hot, Cold, and Undrinkable

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