Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Guest ContributionsOn the Road with Mike MurchisonOpinion/Column

On an “Off Day,” coffee matters

coffee photo
Well, hell
arch support mike
Arch Support
motivational factors mike
Motivational Factors
essential services mike
Essential Services
Mike 'feed and water'
Feed & Water
previous arrow
next arrow

It was on of those “out of sorts” type of days. Nothing wrong. Just nothing sitting well.

I might want to go looking for something to blame it on, but there really isn’t anything; maybe it’s a bit of the “rainy days and Mondays always get me down” stuff. An off day is just that: Off.

But when an Off day is saddled with a cup of coffee that is just so off…well, hell. You might just as well stay under the covers and count timbits.

God knows all a man wants when he heads off to face the day to face Godknowswhat in the middle of Godknowswhere with Godknowswho, he wants to be packing: packing a good cup of coffee, with the boldness of John Wayne thundering down from the hills, both rifles blazing like a scene from “True Grit.”

I’m ready!

But no. Not around here. That cup of coffee don’t exist.

Instead, I gets a glare from the local future Democrat who looks just like I feel after I’ve taken a swig of that brew in the paper cop he hands me.

The temperature a few degrees cooler than the surface of the sun, and the taste that lies somewhere between “overly-boiled instant flavour crystals” and “new and improved artificial”…Godknowswhat.

His day is going about the same as mine: off. Out of sorts. Been there, done that. Ain’t no real tangible problem; just a piss poor cup of coffee in a nation that thinks its okay to feed piss poor coffee to gun owners.

Not the wisest choice.