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view of the north shore Critter Pond, KOA Canandaigua NY [c] 2009 jcb

I'm addicted to coffee!

Tim Hortons - home of my coffee addiction
I'm addicted to coffee. There, I've admitted it right up front. Without my morning coffee, I would collapse to the floor, quivering and mumbling gibberish. Don't think for a minute that just one coffee would suffice, either. It's a two-drink minimum in my world, although the second coffee is always decaffeinated. Unfortunately, the details of my terrible addiction are even more sordid than you might imagine.

I work construction, and coffee drinkers hold the majority. While you might picture us as hearty beer drinkers, it's coffee that gets us going each day and keeps us revved up until the workday ends. We can't drink alcohol and use tools at the same time anyway. Beer is fine for after work, but I still prefer coffee. Some guys bring a thermos to work; not me! I did it for years and simply cannot tolerate the glassy, stale taste of thermos coffee. Yup, I'm a coffee snob.

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  1. Jim, I love this story, it is what inspired my contribution to this thread you started on Helium. Great stuff here.

  2. Missy, so glad you stopped by. Thanks for having a look around.