Category Archives: Coffee

I am not dead, nor trapped under heavy furniture…

…but, I am holiday frazzled, worn out, slightly sad, totally disorganized and currently suffering through gluten and sugar withdrawal. (More on that later…) I’ll be back one of these days, but I thought I’d pop in to say hello.Y’know – have a cuppa.  Visit. So, how ’bout you?  Survive December, did you?  Get anything good? …

National Coffee Day Poetry

So, according to more than a few friends on Facebook (which we KNOW is the final authority on EVERYTHING), today is National Coffee Day. Well, THIS is my kind of holiday.  I’ve just cracked open a brand new case (yes, I said case) of K-cups for my beloved Keurig machine this morning, and I shall…

Music Makes Strange Bedfellows

Totally spontaneous post here. It’s a lazy Saturday morning in the O’Laughlin house.  Brian was a sweetpea and let me sleep in while he got up at the crack of 6:00 with Liam, and I came strolling out at nine to get some coffee. (I know – I have it made, don’t I? 😉 )…

Civic Duty Done; I’m Twenty Bucks Down & I’ve Got the Shakes…Again.

Ah, Democracy and Capitalism! They go together like beer and burritos, don’t they?

I was up before dawn. Brian and I had a plan, you see – he’d get to the polls when they opened at six, vote, run back home and shower while I went to vote, and we’d both be done before he left for work – well before Liam awoke. Ha…we really are cute, aren’t we? I pounded two large cups of coffee while Brian was gone in anticipation of my turn…

Guest DJ: Martini Mom

So…in this Episode, I’d like to expound a bit on a subject that I believe needs more elucidation, entitled: Just How Easy is it to Submit a Shuffle? Now, I know that many of you are just itching to be Guest DJs…but you’re thinking “Well, I don’t know Ri or any of the people who…