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…… Continue reading Principles Aren’t Free.
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.…… Continue reading The Coffee Lifers Are Dead
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…… Continue reading Tortured Soul
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…… Continue reading Three Important Words That Don’t Make Craft Beer Taste Better