Today I met a nameless man His name was Jeff Hoffman I met a placeless man His place was the concrete When i first met this nameless man With the God given name Jeff Hoffman I knew a lot about him And nothing about him His mouth half smothered His own shirted arm the smotherer […]
My lovely and talented wife Nanelle Newbom has one of my favorite life truths ever: It’s not a principle until it costs you something. Until then it’s just an ideal. Ouch. But true. Principles are easy to spout, and even easier to flout. Definition of Principle 1a: a comprehensive and […]
For everything there is a time and a season. For Nanelle and I that season started in 2001. And ends today. The coffee lifers are dead. We are calling it quits after almost 17 years of living and breathing coffee. We are selling off all of our massive pile of coffee equipment and supplies. […]
We love the word free. Too much we love the word free. Too seldom do we count the cost of free. to you, or to me. It’s been a spell since I spelled , wrote or diatribes here. Gotta fix that ASAPily. And eventually, unfreely.
I am a tortured soul not a victim of torture at victimizers hands but a soul none the less. I dislike pain and avoid it but not at all costs seldom if any costs if truth be told truth is a hard truth to bear and seldom endured without return reasonableness […]