I learned from the Internet this morning (while drinking my first cup of coffee of the day) that today is the first official International Coffee Day. I also learned that Canada has been celebrating this since at least 2011, but on September 29, and I never knew!The image comes from a Guardian article which includes 10 coffee-related literary quotations beginning with
I’d rather take coffee than compliments just now. ― from Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
So celebrate the existence of coffee by having a cup at home, or with a friend, or in a coffee shop. Even better, you could give a friend a virtual cup of coffee and make a charitable donation at the same time on this Oxfam page.
(By the way, the beans for my morning coffee came from Oxfam.)