Now & Then | It doesn’t seem that long ago

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

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I’ve always heard that “a watched pot never boils.” I happened to be thinking about that the other morning. Usually I turn on the heat under the coffee water and go off to do other things until the water boils, but this time I decided to stay by and watch it to see just how long it takes. It took 10 minutes, almost forever, with me watching intently for that first sign of bubbles rising in the water.

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Opinion, Pages 5 on 01/05/2011

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