Wordless Wednesday

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@cimple.life | 3 months ago

I Prefer My Shenanigans With A Splash Of Malarkey

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@cimple.life | 3 months ago

Historical Character

Coffee of the Day: Home brewed Hanx First Class Joe Dark Roast Games of the Week: NCAA Basketball Games Leading Up to Selection Sunday for March Madness 2024 Steps: 10,935 | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 3 months ago

Silent Sunday

Coffee of the Day: Proving Grounds Coffee Luck of the Irish Latte (House-made Irish cream syrup with your choice of milk, topped with whipped cream and a dusting of nutmeg). He was waiting for his pup cup and biscuit. TV Series of the Day: Rocco Schiavone Steps: 8,875 | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 3 months ago

There Is Only One Thing That Can Replace A Book: The Next Book

Book of the Day: Four Kitchens: My Life Behind the Burner in New York, Hanoi, Tel Aviv, and Paris by Lauren Shockey Coffee of the Day: Freshly ground home brewed Peru Germán Carranza TV Series of the Day: Elsbeth Steps: 8,146 | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 3 months ago

Dogtrovert – A Person Who Prefers Spending Time With Dogs Rather Than People

Coffee of the Day: Biggby Coffee Irish Cream Latte TV Series of the Day: The Gentlemen (A Guy Ritchie Series – Netflix) iPhone (Snapseed) Steps: 7,589 | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 3 months ago

Love Bookshop Displays That Make Me Stop And Discover Something New

Podcast of the Day: Book Riot: The Podcast – Who Will Win Best Adapted Screenplay? Coffee of the Day: Freshly ground home brewed Dessert Oasis Coffee Roasters Peru Germán Carranza iPhone Steps: 11,630 | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 3 months ago

Wordless Wednesday

Coffee of the Day: Starbucks White Mocha Latte (extra shot) TV Series of the Day: Astrid iPhone Steps: 7,919 | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 3 months ago

Ah, Freak Out!

Coffee of the Day: Dessert Oasis Coffee Roasters – Peru Germán Carranza (Process: Washed; Region: Gracias a Dios, Amazonas; Producer: Germán Carranza, El Bebedero Farm; Variety: Bourbon, H1, Marsellesa; Notes: Red Grape/Blackberry/Fudge) Song of the Day: Le Freak iPhone (Snapseed … | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 3 months ago

City, Suburb or Country?

I’ve lived the majority of my life in the suburbs, but have loved the years spent visiting or living in cities. Now that the temperature has warmed up, I was finally able to use one of my Christmas coupon gifts from my niece for a “A Walk In The City Of Your Choice.” During the [ … | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 3 months ago

Silent Sunday

Coffee of the Day: Dessert Oasis Coffee Roasters – The Versailles Mocha (cocoa powder, cinnamon, clove, black pepper, vanilla) Book of the Day: Before The Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi – What would you change if you could travel back in time? iPhone Steps: 12,799 | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 3 months ago

At The Water’s Edge

Coffee of the Day: Freshly ground home brewed Honcho Coffee (Region: Mexico Cristal) TV Series of the Day: Tracker Nikon/iPhone Steps: 11,168 | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 3 months ago

Ice Pancakes

Leap Day Ice Pancakes Recipe: Preparation Time (Four Days)…A Dash of Early Spring (50 degrees)…A Dollop of Early Summer (70 degrees)…A Smidgen of Hail…Toss in Lightning & Thunder…Whip in High Winds…Drop Temperature 60 Degrees over 24 Hours…Sprinkle with Snowflakes…Freeze While En … | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 3 months ago

And You May Find Yourself Standing Under A ‘67 Pontiac GTO…

Song of the Day: Once In A Lifetime – Talking Heads Podcast of the Day: Smartless – David Byrne (01/17/22) Book of the Day: Bicycle Diaries by David Byrne Coffee of the Day: Starbucks White Mocha Latte (extra shot) iPhone (Hipstamatic) Steps: 10,128 | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 3 months ago

The Map Of Life – Ok, I Made It Here…Now What…You’ve Got To Be Kidding?!?!

Coffee of the Day: Freshly ground home brewed Honcho Coffee (Region: Mexico Cristal) Podcast of the Day: We Talk Photo with Jack Graham & John Pedersen – Interview with Art Wolfe Part 1 iPhone (Hipstamatic) Steps: 11,445 | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 3 months ago

Who Remembers Taking A Typing Class With An Actual Typewriter?

Coffee of the Day: Freshly ground home brewed Honcho Coffee Podcast of the Day: F-Stop Collaborate And Listen – Mike DiMeleo – Mentorship, Minimalism, and Mindfulness in Photography YouTube Channel of the Day: Brews n’ Views – World Class Beers & Photos iPhone (Hipstamatic) Steps … | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 3 months ago

The Coffee and Cigarettes Generation

Coffee of the Day: Home brewed Detroit Bold Coffee Co. Traditions – Boldly made in Detroit (100% Arabica Light Roast) Movie of the Day: Coffee And Cigarettes iPhone (Snapseed) Steps: 13,071 | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 3 months ago

Silent Sunday

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@cimple.life | 3 months ago

Love Sunshine And Floating Feathers In February

Coffee of the Day: Home brewed Detroit Bold Coffee Co. Traditions – Boldly Made In Detroit (100% Arabica Light Roast) TV Series of the Day: Sam Waterston saying goodbye to Law & Order after more than 400 episodes iPhone (Snapseed) Steps: 6,100 | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 3 months ago

Sorry…Can’t…Baseball…Bye…

Coffee of the Day: Home brewed Coffee Beanery Butterscotch Toffee Movie of the Day: Oppenheimer Podcast of the Day: The Open Ears Project – Tom Hiddleston on Arvo Pärt and the Infinite Nikon/iPhone Steps: 11,969 | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 3 months ago

Taking A Moment To Value The Nuts And Bolts Of Life

Podcast of the Day: Your Mama’s Kitchen Coffee of the Day: Leelanau Coffee Roasting Co. Banana Nut Bread iPhone (Hipstamatic) Steps: 11,787 | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 3 months ago

Wordless Wednesday

Coffee of the Day: Home brewed Traverse City Cherry, but wishing it was a Starbucks White Mocha Latte Podcast of the Day: NPR Fresh Air – Jeffrey Wright, From ‘Basquiat’ To ‘American Fiction’ iPhone (Hipstamatic) Steps: 14,075 | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 3 months ago

Gonna Fly Now

Favorite Song/Movie of the Day: Gonna Fly Now – Rocky Coffee of the Day: Starbucks White Mocha Latte delivered with an important message – Caution: May Cause Happiness iPhone (Snapseed) Steps: 10,590 | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 3 months ago

Harley-Davidson ‘57 Panhead Engine

TV Series of the Say: Ride With Norman Reedus (Season 6) Coffee of the Day: Leelanau Coffee Roasting Co. Banana Nut Bread Muffin of the Day: Banana Nut iPhone (Snapseed) Steps: 11,744 | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 3 months ago

Silent Sunday

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@cimple.life | 4 months ago

Roam

Coffee of the Day: Starbucks Chai Tea Latte (double shot espresso) TV Series of the Day: On The Roam Song of the Day: Metallica – Wherever I May Roam Nikon/iPhone Steps: 7,158 | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 4 months ago

Yep, A False Spring

Coffee of the Day: Freshly ground home brewed Magnum Exotics Traverse City Cherry Podcast of the Day: On With Kara Swisher – Cord Jefferson on Making American Fiction; Tracy Chapman’s Timeless Earworms; Ambassador Rahm Emanuel on the new Japan, Contending With China and Biden’s C … | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 4 months ago

Spa Day

Coffee of the Day: Freshly ground home brewed Barbera Caffè 1870 (A 4 high-quality coffee beans blend selected from Brazil and Indonesia). Cream: intense, dark brown; Aroma: dried fruit, orange; Taste: soft; Aftertaste: honey, carmello. iPhone (Hipstamatic) Steps: 11,407 | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 4 months ago

Wordless Wednesday

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@cimple.life | 4 months ago

The Matzah Ball

Soup of the Day: Steve’s Deli Mish Mash Soup (chicken noodle, matzo ball, kreplach, rice & carrots) Book of the Day: The Matzah Ball by Jean Meltzer Coffee of the Day: Proving Grounds Coffee Rose White Mocha Latte – Made with White Chocolate Sauce and Home-Made Rose Syrup, Topped … | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 4 months ago

For The Love Of Hu-Manatee

Coffee of the Day: Freshly ground home brewed Manatee Gourmet Coffee Cinnamon Sticky Bun (Manatee Coffee regularly donates to trusted organizations that support manatees and their habitats). iPhone (Hipstamatic) Steps: 11,223 | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 4 months ago

Silent Sunday

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@cimple.life | 4 months ago

Cloud On The Lake

Coffee of the Day: Freshly ground home brewed Honcho Coffee – Region: Mexico Cristal; Varietal: Bourbon, Typica; Process: Washed; Notes: Mild Almond and Cocoa Flavors with Balanced Acidity Movie of the Day: American Fiction Nikon/iPhone Steps: 10,181 | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 4 months ago

The Week In Two Photos

The week was all about the sky and coffee. The wonderful sunrise photo is the first shared on this blog taken by my mom. I had missed a gorgeous sunrise the morning before and while taking my mom to the doctor I told her she needed to capture the amazing sunrise through the car w … | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 4 months ago

Love The Sunshine And Blue Skies

Coffee of the Day: Leelanau Coffee Roasting Co. – Banana Nut Bread Coffee Bread of the Day: Banana Nut Bread Documentary of the Day: Live To 100: Secrets of the Blue Zones iPhone (Hipstamatic) Steps: 7,849 | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 4 months ago

Wordless Wednesday

Coffee of the Day: Freshly ground home brewed Magnum Exotics Traverse City Cherry TV Series of the Day: Chicago P.D. (Season 11) iPhone (Hipstamatic) Steps: 10,613 | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 4 months ago

Favorites Of The Day

Coffee of the Day: Leelanau Coffee Roasting Co. – Leelanau Cherry Coffee Mug of the Day: HAUSER Cookie of the Day: Cherry White Chocolate Chip Book of the Day: The Lost Van Gogh by Jonathan Santlofer Steps: 10,152 | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 4 months ago

Thawing

Coffee of the Day: Freshly ground home brewed Magnum Exotics Traverse City Cherry iPhone (Snapseed) Movie of the Day: Rustin Steps: 6,901 | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 4 months ago

Silent Sunday

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@cimple.life | 4 months ago

Ready For Spring

Coffee of the Day: Freshly ground home brewed Magnum Exotics Traverse City Cherry Podcast of the Day: Chinwag with Paul Giamatti and Stephen Asma Movie of the Day: Anatomy of a Fall Nikon/iPhone Steps: 12,324 | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 4 months ago

The Week In Seven Photos

It’s wonderful to close the door on January and the disappointing end to the football season without a Buffalo Bills vs. Detroit Lions Super Bowl. Luckily February will be filled with plenty of Oscar nominated movies, hockey and college basketball games to help me forget I’m wait … | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 4 months ago

Favorite Northern Characters

TV Series of the Day: Northern Exposure – Currently streaming on Prime Video Coffee of the Day: Freshly ground home brewed Magnum Exotics Traverse City Cherry Nikon/iPhone Steps: 8,429 | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 4 months ago

Wordless Wednesday

Coffee of the Day: Freshly ground home brewed Magnum Exotics Traverse City Cherry coffee Movie of the Day: Wonka Nikon/iPhone Steps: 6,990 | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 4 months ago

A Rare January Morning That Wasn’t Gray

Coffee of the Day: Home Brewed Lavazza Espresso Movie of the Day: Maestro iPhone (Hipstamatic) Steps: 7,477 | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 4 months ago

A Charming Alley

Coffee of the Day: Home Brewed Lavazza Espresso iPhone: Hipstamatic/Snapseed Steps: 11,008 | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 4 months ago

Ready For Game Day

Snack of the Day: M Street Baking Company Cupcakes Game of the Day: Detroit Lions vs. San Francisco 49ers Wine of the Day: TV Series of the Day: The Brothers Sun iPhone (Hipstamatic) Steps: 7,521 | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 4 months ago

Celebrating A Favorite Coach At My Favorite Bakery

Milkshake of the Day: M Street Baking Co. Over the Top Milkshakes – (Dan Campbell/Detroit Lions) iPhone (Hipstamatic) Movie of the Day: Nyad Steps: 6,006 | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 4 months ago

Topics Of The Week

The weather…Dan Campbell and the Detroit Lions…the Buffalo Bills…Oscar Nominations…New Hampshire and the depressing news from another primary state…Jon Stewart returning as part-time host of The Daily Show…cardinal singing on a foggy winter morning…Jim Harbaugh leaving the Michig … | Continue reading


@cimple.life | 4 months ago