If you imbibe in caffeine, namely coffee, you will know what I’m talking about. When you wake up, you want to hold something warm. You don’t hide when your coffee maker makes sputtering noises as it draws the cool water into the heating element. You look forward to the nutty smell that comes from the coffee pot as your cup is filled up by the dark liquid. And you savor the warm, bitter flavor as you drink it slowly, watching the sun come up.
And you will know why I ask Husband-Man some mornings to wait to talk to me until I make it half way through my cup.
Do you sometimes as your loved ones to wait while you drink something hot in the morning?
This post is part of the 31 Days Writing Challenge, in which a group of writers post a piece every day for the month of October.