Category Archives: PSL Challenge

See Alexander Overwhelmed By Pumpkin Spice (PSL Challenge Day 8)

Hello, dear readers. I was on vacation last week to see my family and meet my new nephew (who is v cute, in a larval sort of way). As you know, I make a point not to subject myself to … Continue reading

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My PSL by Emily Johnson

Hi, I’m Emily, and I am an unashamed consumer. I am a slave to commodity fetishism. And I have recognized that fact but I’ve never moved past it. I don’t even know if I want to move past it. Of … Continue reading

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Return of PSL Challenge (Day 7)

I wasn’t feeling up to PSLs this week, so it took me until today to get one – I apologize. I also don’t feel up to blogging about them. What more is there to say? I have gotten over the … Continue reading

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PSL Challenge – Guest Post!!

My attempts, such as they were, to drink pumpkin spice this week were stymied by my local shop being out. Well, in all truth, I drank a reasonable amount of Shipyard Pumpkinhead beer, but that’s a different story. In any … Continue reading

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An update to the PSL Challenge

I am sorry for no updates this week. The Starbucks I frequent by my office has been out of pumpkin spice all week. This has been a source, oddly, of some frustration to me. I was beginning to grow a … Continue reading

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Update to Day 6

Pumpkin Spice Latte does not go well with trail mix. Perhaps no coffee does, I cannot attest to that. Rest assured, though, that the PSL is not something you want to drink along with your trail mix breakfast. This is … Continue reading

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Return of the Pumpkin Spice Latte (Day 6 of the Challenge)

Today I went back to my routes. No more frozen drinks. Just a good old-fashioned Pumpkin Spice Latte. It is uneventful. It is unremarkable. It is unclear to me if I am less disgusted by today’s PSL because it is … Continue reading

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The Pumpkin Spice [Frappuccino] Challenge, Day 5

Yesterday was not a PSL day. The first Starbucks I went to was closed for renovation (note: this is the same location as day 2, so they closed pretty recently!). Then my bank wasn’t open yet because i have become … Continue reading

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The (Iced) Pumpkin Spice Latte Challenge, Day 4

I hate these fucking things. This weekend, while relaxing on the beach (or, more likely, relaxing in a bar), I received a notification from facebook. It turns out that a friend of mine (and I use “friend” lightly here) wanted … Continue reading

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PSL Project, Day 3

This is my last PSL update until Monday. Whatever else I am willing to bear, I shall not sully my weekends with the “Pumpkin” “Spice” of this drink. Today’s ordering went much more smoothly. I am beginning to feel like … Continue reading

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