time to meet my maker

My new coffeemaker, that is.

The old one died.

Came into the kitchen this morning to coffee all over my counter, and my travertine floor.  😦

Once we examined closer, we found that there was a gaping hole (about an inch wide!  how did we miss it?!) on the bottom front side of the glass carafe.  Normally I would just replace the carafe, but it’s an old machine and a weird brand and model.  Meh.  I was just trying to clean the water holder section without white vinegar this week….time to just spend a little money and get a pristine brand new one.

So, time to research at walmart, Target, and BB&B today.  I’ll pick up something tomorrow.

Oh wells…..such is life.

26 thoughts on “time to meet my maker

  1. Jean R.

    Not a great way to start out the day, but if that's the worst that happens, it's still a good day in the grand scheme of things. Have fun deciding on the next coffee maker.

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  2. Silver Willow

    Well, I only drink decaf (but it's Gloria Jeans buttered toffee decaf, so it's delish)…so not a big deal. I can't 'do' caffeine any more at all. Even a glass of iced tea at LUNCH keeps me awake until past midnight these days. :: old age problems ::

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  3. Arkansas Patti

    I think they deliberately make carafes irreplaceable by tweaking the machines each year. Have fun picking out the new one. Now to Google Gloria Jeans buttered toffee decaf.

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  4. LL Cool Joe

    See we Brits are peasants and most of us drink instant coffee. One scoop in a mug, no mess and no drama.

    I only drink decafe too. I hope you find a beautiful replacement.

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  5. Olga Hebert

    I hope you find something you life. I seem to go through a lot of coffee makers. My husband used to say I could break anything made out of glass just by walking into the room.

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  6. coffeeontheporchwithme

    We got a Keurig coffee maker a few (?) years ago but it has slowed down, despite vinegar treatments, etc. so we just use instant coffee – quick, easy, no wasteful pods. Hope you find a good one that you really like! -Jenn

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  7. Jeanie

    Rick has had those issues. All he wants is a coffee maker that makes coffee. Not Cappuccino, latte, espresso. Just coffee. Three to four cups, though he's probably only normally do two. They're harder to find than one thinks!

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