Every morning I wake.
With just enough time to get ready.
Not quite enough time to make coffee.
Excited for the day that lies ahead.
But lacking energy, I need caffeine.
Do I stop at Dunkin’ Donuts?
No, of course not.
Flavia is waiting.
Perfect, mighty and options galore.
She’s there while I work through piles of research.
She’s there during my lunch break … and when I discover free samples.
She’s there during the inevitable mid-afternoon slump.
Thanks goodness she’s got French Vanilla.
Oh, Flavia … what would I do without ye?
I take one more cup to go.
No, you can never have too many … especially when they’re free.
I still think of you while I make blueberry pancakes for dinner.
And while I run a few miles on the treadmill.
What I would do for a cup of Hazelnut right now.
I finish hours of Skype calls, catching up with family.
I tell them all …
Just how excited I am to make my cup of Flavia coffee.