Love In The Key of Coffee

A few weeks ago I waxed poetic about the amazing, world-changing people we were fortunate enough to work with at Barefoot Coffee. I had just returned from a trip to the Bay Area (te extra├▒o!) and realized it was the 11th anniversary of the founding of Barefoot Coffee. I cried a lot, mostly with joy;…… Continue reading Love In The Key of Coffee

Misfits, Punks, Dreamers and Diamonds – 11 years of Passion Poured By People

Andy and Nanelle Newbom- born misfits and punks.

On today’s date 11 years ago in 2003 Nanelle and I gave birth to Barefoot Coffee Roasters. We had no business plan, no money, no idea what we were doing, and no experience. What we did have was absolutely insane passion, a mission to make great coffee and thick, thick skin and big hearts. We…… Continue reading Misfits, Punks, Dreamers and Diamonds – 11 years of Passion Poured By People

Every Coffee Has A Home. Yet Not Every Home Has Coffee.

The sun was rising with equatorial brilliance from the valley floor, casting it’s tingling rays upon my face. The cool, moist tropical breeze tickled my face with fern frond delicacy soothed away the lie of “roosters rise at dawn” still fresh in my mind after the damn rooster who stood righteously outside my little cabin…… Continue reading Every Coffee Has A Home. Yet Not Every Home Has Coffee.

Perfect Example of The Roles of Engineering and Marketing

On April 21st, 2014 (the day before i started my 30 blog posts in 30 days challenge) some super engineers from Idaho Scott and Julie Brusaw launched an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign after they invented one of the most kick ass things I have ever seen. Solar Freaking Roadways!!!!   Yes, solar freaking roadways, parking lots,…… Continue reading Perfect Example of The Roles of Engineering and Marketing

30 By 30, Writing 30 Posts In 30 Days And Liking It

Today marks the 30th blog post I have written in the last 30 days. One a day for 30 straight days. I did not miss a day. I even managed to write an odd little ditty the one day I did not get to my computer until 11:30 pm and only had 30 minutes to…… Continue reading 30 By 30, Writing 30 Posts In 30 Days And Liking It

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