Pizza on the cappiccino mind

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20150903_192809I would like to talk about Pizza. Of course it has nothing to do with the cappuccino, but in this instance, I promise at some point we’ll talk about cappuccinos. It’s kind of like going to lunch with a colleague from the work place, talking about said work for two minutes and saying, okay now we can write this lunch off.
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to the cup…

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I have found that I love coffee cups. Along with cappuccino’s, I adore the vessels that hold them. Sometimes, it seems, the cup is as important as the coffee itself. It gives such a simple drink a sense of pleasure. Of treating yourself to something a little special. Taking time out of this busy life. For a deep breath of a moment.

So today, I give a random nod to my collection of coffee cups. And why not? Folks far greater than myself have written odes to urns, to the morning, to roads in woods. Why not a photographic sharing of the coffee cup?
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Meanwhile…

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…in Florence, my sister is keeping her finger on the pulse of the Italian cappuccino for me. Granted, she said I need to give her some sort of grading system for the cappuccino. But she has pretty great taste, so I think we can trust her.gilli katie

Gilli Cafe has been in the Piazza Repubblica since 1733. It quickly gained popularity among the well of of Florence. But it is most famously known as the cafe in the background of the picture “American Girl in Italy” from 1951.
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