According to Checkiday, there are 11 different holidays you could celebrate today. However, the one that got all the press around here is National Coffee Day.
The news stories that I read or heard said that both Krispy Kreme and Dunkin' Donuts had some type of deal on a cup of coffee, several local coffee shops also had promotions, and Starbucks was donating a coffee tree for every cup of Mexico Chiapas coffee it sold.
Although the idea of a free or cheap drink was appealing, I decided to pass on the inevitable lines in those stores and commemorate the day in my own way. After dinner I mixed cocoa, milk powder, peppermint extract, and a little sugar in a mug and poured hot decaf coffee over it. The resulting brew tasted like a peppermint patty in a cup