For those of you who don't know it, Marmot Day is on February 2. Celebrated in many lower 48 states as Groundhog Day, the name change was recognized by the 26th Alaska State Legislature as an official holiday.
Growing up, I berated my mother for drinking coffee. When I was 16, I read a pamphlet on nutrition that labeled coffee as taboo. The idea that coffee was a source of ill health stuck with me until I tried a modern coffeemaker and a new gourmet-coffee fan was born.
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