Category: Life Hacks

  • 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. […]

  • Fundamentally Free

    Fundamentally Free

    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.  

  • Tortured Soul

    Tortured Soul

    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 […]

  • Three Important Words That Don’t Make Craft Beer Taste Better

    Three Important Words That Don’t Make Craft Beer Taste Better

    But nevertheless should guide your every purchase decision. Small, Local, Independent. It’s true that none of these three words directly affect the taste and quality of your Craft beer (or Craft Coffee). But they absolutely affect your community, your life, your city and your planet. Large, far away breweries can make fantastically tasty, high quality […]