365 Days of Gratitude – Day 582

Coffee…

For learning about its art, for seeing the creative genious behind an amazing cup of coffee, for being excited about what’s coming to the A!

“Just the other day, I was in my neighborhood Starbucks, waiting for the post office to open. I was enjoying a chocolatey cafe mocha when it occurred to me that to drink a mocha is to gulp down the entire history of the New World. From the Spanish exportation of Aztec cacao, and the Dutch invention of the chemical process for making cocoa, on down to the capitalist empire of Hershey, PA, and the lifestyle marketing of Seattle’s Starbucks, the modern mocha is a bittersweet concoction of imperialism, genocide, invention, and consumerism served with whipped cream on top.” Sarah Vowell

Here’s till tomorrow and learning to like it black…

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