Thursday, August 27, 2009

Espresso Furniture

Today I added a piece of furniture to my office. The piece is so pretty, I found myself noticing the dirt and oil ground into my computer keyboard. In comparison, much of my office could use some sprucing up. What's the cause of this conundrum? It's Nespresso's Le Cube.

I feel silly buying such a needless toy, especially these days. But a decent quality espresso machine is my gift-to-myself for advancing to full professor; it's been a long 12 years. Plus, I suppose it's not too hard to rationalize the extravagance: An alert faculty member is good for the economy!

Now to turn the thing on...

(image from Amazon. Here's the Product Link)

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