Sometimes in Writing It’s The Mechanics of Writing, Rather Than The Glory of Writing

I'm a huge fan of discipline. In other people. I prefer to hire that trait. Writing is hard. Well technically writing is stunningly easy. Writing either consistently or well are both supremely difficult. Doing both? Nigh on impossible for mere mortals. About a week ago I decided to issue a 15 articles in 15 days [...]

Some Poetry and Prose to Enhance the Soul.

Todays post in my 15 posts in 15 days personal challenge is a bit of semi random poetic prose and a bit of prose-like poetry i wrote. Just cause. Poetic Prose: Life is a brilliantly conceived game that diametrically lulls you into complacency and smacks you upside the head with urgency. It’s fires rage hot [...]

What Does The Average American’s Inability To Merge Mean For Society At Large?

I ask a lot of questions. Too many damn questions if you ask my wife. So I was not at all surprised at myself when this question crashed into my head the other morning while waiting through the inconceivably moronic lines that are waiting behind the average American's seeming inability to merge. The full impact [...]

Hunter vs. Farmer: The Mighty Coffee Hunter vs The Dirty Hands Coffee Farmer

There is a never-ending debate raging deep within the Specialty Coffee world that is battling over the very foundation of what Specialty Coffee is and it's place in our world. It is deeply embedded. So deep in fact that few people talk about it on any kind of regular basis. It is a foundational core belief [...]

In Defense of Friendly Coffee

I am a YUGE fan of mind-blowing, amazing coffees with flavors that sparkle and dance and explode like pop-rocks on your tongue. I really like unbalanced, extreme flavors in coffee, beer and food. What I LOVE in coffee though is complexity of flavor, perfect balance, nuance, depth and refinement. I lose my mind over coffees [...]

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