The aroma is intoxicating, strong and sweet. I lift the red mug to my lips, exhaling, blowing the steam. The heat on my tongue is intense, only adding to the warmth of summer, yet oddly comforting. Vanilla. Now, I wait for the caffeine to do its job. The day is here.
*Every day, throughout the month of August, I will be participating in a fun writing experiment, known as Small Stones, for #AwakeAugust. To learn more, or for more examples of Small Stones, you can click here.