Tucker McBride

Return to a time when a boy could be a boy; when life was more clear from the top branch of a tree; when a kid could trade anger and disappointment for action and adventure; when the whole neighborhood was his playground; and the sloppy kiss from a dog could make everything right.


Friday, August 2, 2019

A Fine Cup of Coffee

Gramma and Grandpop enjoyed their cup of coffee every morning. They couldn't drive over to a Starbucks coffee shop, there wasn't any. They made their own at home. But first, they had to grind the coffee beans. The picture below is a coffee grinder like Gramma would have used. She put the beans in the round opening in the top, turned the crank, and removed the ground coffee from the compartment below by pulling out the drawer.

Let's brainstorm. What would you use the grinder for? Think of three or four other uses for the wooden grinder. Either discuss them or write complete sentences including new, creative uses for the coffee grinder.

 

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