It has been absolutely gorgeous out these last couple of mornings. Right after I woke up and looked out of the kitchen window the other day, I felt this big desire to take a picture of a frosty maple leaf. Does that ever happen to you? So I bundled-up, stepped outside, and searched for just the right leaf. It was a perfect bronze color, slightly curled at the tips, and the tiny specks of ice surrounding it sparkled silver from the early light.
I went from the front yard to the garden out back, to the neighbor’s yard, Pendarvis, the prairie surrounding Merry Christmas Mine Hill near Brewery Creek, Shakerag, then up High Street. I even got a good look at the new sculpture park, High Point Arts. A few minutes turned to thirty then two hours had passed when I finally made it back home. Ollie dog was not too thrilled that I forgot to give him breakfast, again. Sometimes I get a bit carried away looking for beauty but I think I got a pretty nice haul. What do you think?
Café con leche means coffee with milk in Spanish. It’s a 1:1 ratio of milk to coffee. My favorite way to make coffee is with my little AeroPress. This way, you get a smooth beverage with no bitterness and without that undesirable tannic aftertaste. Make coffee the way you like it then heat up some milk in a small sauce pan. Whisk the milk vigorously when it is hot (if you want some foam) then pour it into your cup with the coffee. Add sugar to taste. I love to sip it then eat the foam with a spoon! Have a wonderful day. 🙂
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