Author: Andy Newbom

  • Be The Change

    Be The Change

    We are Coffee People We are Andy & Nanelle Newbom and we are two Coffee Lifers.  In our whirlwind journey through coffee over the last 21 years we have been hands-on in nearly every aspect of the industry. We have been baristas, bar backs, cashiers, roasters, machine techs, green coffee buyers, coffee trainers, barista & […]

  • The Mask Force

    The Mask Force

    Join us, make the world a better place.

  • Nameless


    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  […]

  • Principles Aren’t Free.

    Principles Aren’t Free.

    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 […]

  • The Coffee Lifers Are Dead

    The Coffee Lifers Are Dead

    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. […]