Yesterday I heard the story of toasting origins.Â It sounded interesting, but somewhat unrealistic.Â It turned out to be true:
The practice of toasting originated in Ancient Greece, at a time when fear of poisoning was a significant concern. To put guests at ease, the host would pour the guests’ wine from a common decanter, take the first drink to demonstrate its safety, then raise his cup to the guests and invite them to drink in good health.
I must be in my “try that food spot” mode or something…
Today I woke up rather late for a walk with Maxim, so I was dressing in a hurry and didn’t manage to have breakfast. Since our way to park passes through Starbucks, I thought it would be a good idea to finally try some coffee and eat some sandwich. Starbucks opened a long time ago and I planned to visit it together with Olga, but she got pregnant and than started feeding Maxim, and coffee is bad for babies.
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I wonder why I never thought of photographing it before. It looks cool. I was surprised to see that it looks almost exactly the same in color and in black-and-white.
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