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 […]Read More Principles Aren’t Free.
Specialty Coffee is awesome. I am a Coffee Lifer and no matter what I do coffee will always be in my blood. What I love the most about Specialty Coffee is the people. Well actually what I love the most is Coffee People. Not just people who drink coffee, Coffee people who have dedicated their […]Read More Specialty Coffee’s Focus Problem
Spring is sprung and the time for freshness is upon us! SO I decided to spring a brand new layout and theme on the blog. Plus to celebrate I will be writing more here. Writing more about Craft Coffee, Craft Beer, Marketing, Messaging and more. I have been writing a lot lately! I have two […]Read More Brand New Layout
Coffee Spanish for Coffee Buyers is Everywhere! In the short time from August 2nd when the first softcover books landed at the publishers warehouse we have been pushing hard to get all the Kickstarter rewards and pre-orders out! Every softcover and ebook kickstarter reward and pre-order has shipped! The responses so far have been thrilling! […]Read More Coffee Spanish for Coffee Buyers – A Field Guide
This book contains essential technical Spanish, plus advice needed by coffee buyers and roasters to communicate clearly. This is not a “Learn to speak Spanish book”, but is written for anyone who is in coffee and wants to learn more about the language, lingo, slang and phrases we all use and confuse in the green […]Read More Coffee Spanish for Coffee People Book – Kickstarter final week!