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Posts: 35 Location: Southern California Joined: 24.06.06
Posted on Apr 08 2010 03:12
# Your baby's first word is "latte."
# You heat your baby’s bottle with the steam wand from your espresso machine.
# You know how much a hill of beans costs, where they were grown, and how long it would take to roast them.
# You know more about the pedigree of your beans than your dog.
# You only have 17 payments left on the new espresso machine.
# Breakfast in bed is merely a perfect cup of coffee.
# Your coffeemaker has more buttons than your TV remote.
# Your ringtone sounds like a coffee grinder.
# You have more than 3 coffee shops saved as waypoints in your GPS.
# You are served by a "bikini barista" and never notice.
# Your friends start using words like nutty, fruity, and well-rounded in everyday conversation.
# A 103° fever is not an emergency, but running out of coffee is!
# Your head starts to throb when the blood in your caffeine stream gets too high.
# You own more than 2 French presses and at least one book on latte art.
# You've ever had coffee bean chaff in your eye.
# Your cats are named cream and sugar.
# Your green coffee stash takes up more room in the pantry than food.
# You know the difference between a café macchiato and a latté macchiato.
# You’ve ever slurped a cappuccino.
# You have more than five coffee making appliances and two grinders.
# You have a dedicated coffee area in your kitchen or a dedicated roasting area in your garage.
# You think 6 degrees of separation is the difference between perfection and barely drinkable pond water.
# You look to see the grinder and espresso machine’s make and model before ordering your cappuccino.
# You send your barista a Christmas card
# You say goodnight to your espresso machine.
# You think that having a spouse that prefers tea is "grounds" for divorce.
# You consider stopping at a chain coffeehouse as a last resort.
# Bellying up to the bar involves cream and sugar.
# You, as a latte artist, consider opening a gallery.
# You order a latte just to critique the artwork in the foam.
# You consider traveling to remote, dangerous locations to visit coffee plantations ABSOLUTELY worth it!
# Your first aid kit has no thermometer, but your kitchen drawer has several (even with the little clips to hold them in the steaming pitcher).
# You think tea people are worse than cat people.
# Your bomb shelter/end-of-the-world provisions include at least 50lbs. of the various precious beans that make life worth living.
# You have at least one computer program or spreadsheet dedicated to tracking coffee purchases.
# Your coffeemaker costs more than your new TV.
# Your clothes come from Wal-Mart but your espresso machine comes from Italy.
# You find yourself nodding in agreement as you read these…
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At work we drink tea, so I guess I am not really a coffee person. But hey, one of my favorite things ever was at a Christmas party, we had a hot cup of strong black coffee, and a side dish of two scoops of vanilla ice cream. It had no right to taste so good!