coffee-stained love

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  • But as we were reading from the coffee-stained haggadahs that have been stashed in a drawer since Maxwell House poured their first cup of Joe, it was hard to ignore the current political rumblings in the Middle East and the incongruity of the Muslim narrative with regard to Jews.

    Rich Siegel: A Passover Reflection On Middle Eastern Freedom

  • Like old, coffee-stained Nancy Drew, I had solved the mystery.

    Anne Peterson: TSA Took My Teeth, and I'm Mad as Hell

  • I can't quite describe the sensation of opening an envelope to find the tatty, coffee-stained old passport pictures of Education Minister Jane the Hutt.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • There is a picture of flowers I made for her, crumbled and coffee-stained, sticking out from beneath the bed.

    The Memory Palace

  • If I fell out of my chair and started shaking violently on the coffee-stained carpet, it would remind them how serious my condition was.

    Chocolate & Vicodin

  • When he was finished with the papers, he would settle in his coffee-stained leather chair by the living room window and slowly page through books on American History, a hobby he had picked up only since his son had begun his PhD candidacy two years before.

    68 & Riverside

  • I'll only feel completely loved when he pulls my stupid, frilly apron-wrapped self onto his lap to dry the tears off my splotchy face with a coffee-stained tea towel.

    My Old Guy Boyfriend

  • And yet according to the Guardian science desk's own coffee-stained Collins, a siphon is "a tube placed with one end at a certain level in a vessel of liquid and the other end outside the vessel below this level, so that atmospheric pressure forces the liquid through the tube and out of the vessel".

    Dictionary definition of 'siphon' has been wrong for nearly a century

  • As I walk out, I pick up her car keys and shove them into my coffee-stained tote bag.

    Good-Bye To All That

  • Step outside to grind the butt out w/ my heel, grab my heavily notated, coffee-stained manuscript, & lock the car behind me with a beep-beep of the remote in one fluid motion.

    Hollywood Savage

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