(Sorry if this is getting tedious, but I continue to observe and experiment with coffee, and continue to assure myself that this is all good science and not just well-rationalized backsliding. You judge.)
This week I’ve had three more cups of coffee. That’s one cup every two or three days, which feels moderate. But this takes discipline, because I crave a lot more than that, and my neighborhood is a minefield of coffeeshops. Abstinence was easier.
Today, during lunch with my daughter, I had a 12oz latte. It was delicious. It kicked my linguistic lobes into overdrive; I talked my mom’s ear off, talked my wife’s ear off, spent a productive afternoon clearing my inbox and replying to correspondence, plotted several upcoming pieces of writing, read Cometbus, read Facebook … soon it was eleven PM. Read the rest of this entry »