Thursday, September 4, 2014

Mom and I with our new coffee machine


A few months ago Mom and I went shopping for a coffee machine and we decided beforehand that we would each purchase our own. It was quite a new experience for me because it was the first time that I was getting to actually hold one of these things in my hands.

Mom was very good as she described each machine to me and then let me hold it in my hands. We looked at several different makes and sizes and asked several questions of the salesman. I had to depend on my intuition, description from Mom, info from the salesman, and finally it was up to me to make up my mind.

This time, unlike previous times, color of machine did not much matter to me. It all came down to how it felt to me and at the end of the day I was quite happy with my choice.

It did not end there, however. When we returned home Mom had to show me how to use my new coffee machine and it was really not that difficult. I learned how to measure the coffee and water and then let the machine do the rest.

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