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My morning routine

Every morning I wake up with one thing on my mind. Coffee. The house is very quiet early in the morning. Most mornings all you can hear are the birds. I’ll lay in bed to just listen to that singing. Soon enough I’m in the kitchen. Pouring filtered water into a kettle. While the kettle heats I’m at the cupboard. Considering my options. Guatemala. Costa Rica. Rwanda. Where will I go today? The scale comes out. 25 grams of beans. Into the grinder. Preset to coarse. I remember to close the kitchen door so that the grinding doesn’t wake the wife. I’m a husband not an inconsiderate bastard. Rinse the filter. Warm the chemex. Rinse the cup. Warm the cup. Wait for the water to cool to 93. Then start the pour. Slowly. In tight little circles. 50 grams. Then I’ll wait. For the bloom. When it comes I’m happy. Pat myself on the back for picking up freshly roasted beans. Continue the pour. Slowly. In tight little circles. 350 grams. I lean in a …