Photo a Day Challenge: June 3 – Mug


Some stories will be better than others, okay?

I had today’s word, mug, in mind from the moment that sunshine photo got snapped in the backseat. Mug … could mean someone’s face. Or, the act of roughing someone up for their wallet. Or, something to put coffee in. It’s June, and this mug still get used.

It’s cool.

Only, not. I warmed up water once for tea in it. Apparently, it’s not made for that. After 1:30 in the microwave, this thing felt like molten lava. I dropped it, didn’t break it, but might have said words that begin with F and MF and Sh.

Last night, I filled it with safe, chilly milk.

I had it with my beef jerky snack. I know, weird, huh? I wanted to keep the glucose reading low, so I opted for a protein snack. Don’t judge. You can’t see the beef jerky because it was probably in my teeth.

Gah. So boring. Now I wish I’d mugged someone for this post.

[Check out the photo challenge we’re taking, here.]


mug quote



  1. rachel says:

    i approve that late night snack. 👍🏻

    1. Eli Pacheco says:

      It’s the snack of champions, Rachel.

      1. rachel says:


      2. Eli Pacheco says:

        It’s almost gone, Rachel.

  2. Lyn says:

    Here in Oz, “Mug” also means someone who is dopey, a jerk or an idiot 😀

    1. Eli Pacheco says:

      I’m more dopey, then idiot, then jerk, in that order, Lyn.

      1. Lyn says:

        Ha! I doubt that 🙂

      2. Eli Pacheco says:

        Dopey first … I can own up to it.

  3. Lulu says:

    Mmmmm…. Milk and jerky! I remember an episode of “Everybody Loves Raymond” when Ray’s brother whipped open the fridge, pulled out a carton of orange juice and a package of baloney, and dove right in. Jerky and milk sounds so much better!

    1. Eli Pacheco says:

      Good stuff, Lulu. It’s definitely a step above baloney and OJ, but maybe a step below T-bone and root beer.

  4. Kisma says:

    ha-ha, this one made me laugh! Nice mug, I have a soft spot in my heart for snowman’s!

    1. Eli Pacheco says:

      Thanks Tiff. I thought of my “I love daddy” mug. This heat-tempermental beaut left a more recent impression.

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