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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Coffee Time Sketch

It is cloudy this morning.  Not hot and pretty nice out.  I thought I would post my sketch before going to sit on the porch.

For Scavenger Hunt 492
Number 9, coffee - sketched on my iPad with Brushes and my fingers

I have to say that I drink quite a bit of coffee.  I have had to drink decaf for quite a few years so I am not as addicted as I once was.  I still enjoy a good cupa!  Gene gets my coffee ready to go in the coffee machine so I just turn it on when I get to the kitchen and by the time I fix my rice cake snack, the coffee is brewed.  I should say our rice cakes.  I have Gene a bit addicted to the snack in the morning.  I put cream cheese, peanut butter, coconut oil and dried cranberries (or raisins or blueberries or bananas) on them.

He has made the coffee for most of our lives.  I tease him that when he travels that I just miss my coffee in the morning, not him!

Yesterday evening I was drinking my coffee and checking Telegram on my iPad while Gene watched the news on TV.  I started sketching my coffee in my glass thermos cup, (thanks, Brandon) and then remembered that "coffee" was on the Hunt list.  Nice.  Gene likes his coffee in a thermos cup to stay hot.  I do not like to drink out of metal or plastic, so I really like these glass mugs.  I prefer any glass/ceramic mug to plastic or metal.  I do like to drink cokes out of cans but that is it.  Hmmm.

A new Scavenger Hunt starts today, better go get the list.

Painting desire, where are you?????


Joan Tavolott said...

Nice sketch of the glass coffee mug. I like that Gene makes you coffee. Jerry makes himself a big pot of regular that he drinks all day long. I make my one cup of decaf in a French press. I like making it that way. Enjoy yours!

Jo Castillo said...

Joan, thanks. Coffee brings so many memories. Parents, coworkers, artists, etc. I feel a post coming on. Ha.

Bag Blog said...

I need to send you some of Shay and Lindz' coffee. Do you have a grinder?

Jo Castillo said...

Bag Blog, No, no grinder. Well, Gene got a tiny hand crank one and it takes about 10 minutes to grind enough for a cup. Ha. I'm sure we could come up with one for special coffee, though. We did try some of the coffee last time we saw you. Yummmmmm.

Jennifer Rose Phillip said...

really nice digital sketch :) no coffee for me, too many nights coming home smelling like a coffee pot from Timmys and I think it just taste burnt lol

Jo Castillo said...

Jennifer Rose, I'm not a big coffee drinker at restaurants or fast food locals. There are a couple of restaurants we frequent that have good coffee, otherwise not so much. It does often taste burnt.

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