Coffee tribulations.

We have three different blends of coffee in the break room here at work. I am fine with drinking two of the three (dark roast is blech). So you’d think, given that I’m fine with two-thirds of the offerings, that more often than not I’d be able to waltz in and grab a cup without needing to start a new pot. You would be wrong. For the second day in a row I walk in to find that only the dark roast is made and the other two carafes are bone dry.

A photo of a cup of coffee.
A cup of coffee. Pic by Julius Schorzman.

If I were the superstitious type I’d consider this a bad portent for the year to come, but instead I just think I have shitty coworkers who NEVER MAKE A POT OF COFFEE AFTER TAKING THE LAST DAMN CUP.

I realize that with Donald Trump starting a war with Iran in the headlines that this is probably the epitome of First World Problems, but I am so fatigued by the Trump administration at this point that I find it hard to muster enough outrage to say much about it. Instead, I am complaining about having to make coffee at work because that’s about all the irritation I can manage this morning. Probably doesn’t help that I’m running on about four hours sleep (interrupted in the middle) so I could really use several cups of coffee this morning.

5 thoughts on “Coffee tribulations.

  1. FIRST OF ALL, 2020 SUCKS BIG BLUE WHALE PUD!!! Where all you gay people taught are children, that being gay, IS OK?!! WELL, IT’S NOT OK!! Except, PEOPLE, that had a birth defect, where SHE was born, with man’s s brain, and they know this at a very young age!!! AND NOW BEING GAY, WAS LIKE DISCO, BUT IT DIDN’T DIE LIKE DISCO!! INSTEAD YOU FUCKING IDIOT’S, SAY TEACH OUR CHILDREN, IT’S OK TO BE GAY? WTF’S WRONG WITH YOU CREATURE’S!!

  2. I let the above comment through as a reminder that there are a lot of bigoted idiots out there that don’t understand the idea of keeping their comments in context with the post they are replying to.

    And, yes, being gay is OK. Being an ignorant, bigoted fuckwad is not.

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