Try, try again…

We had an excellent coffee machine. I mean, a really nice, expensive one that could grind the coffee beans and make espresso. It was the kind that had digital presets for extra foam in your cappuccino, though we never made cappuccinos with it because the milk foam attachment was a pain to clean properly and I was the only one who bothered teaching myself how to clean it anyway.

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Mary O'Brien

Mary O'Brien

Reader of memoirs, novels, and cookbooks. Writer of lists, essays, and short stories. If I’m not baking, I’m running. If neither, I’m in personal crisis.