Another morning in America

April 8, 2016
It's 4:30am and the house is still. Outside, there's no sign of the light that will creep across the sky in just over an hour. The coffee is made and I'm in my office...

Wowie! Maui coffee!

February 9, 2016
There's a lot to sing about when it comes to Maui, as these dogs know. One song-worthy thing is Maui coffee.  No joke. Of course, we know that coffee is a no-no for...

Coffee vs. Red Bull: which is more civilized?

November 2, 2014
I love a cup of hot, strong coffee in the morning, and not just a cup. A big mug.  The coffee's got to be good, too. None of that Maxwell House or burnt Starbucks for...

Cold weather, hot drinks

September 29, 2012
Today is National Coffee Day  Here's what that big, expensive coffee chain knows:  convenience is everything. If you put a store on every corner, people will develop...

Dogs preparing for our return

June 8, 2012
En route home from gold country, but someone texted us this photo, which explains...

What is it about coffee?

February 17, 2012
I love to start my morning with a strong cup of coffee. To wrap my hands around the huge, warm mug, inhale coffee's rich aroma and watch a dollop of half and half spread...

Coffee: writers’ drug of choice

December 9, 2011
Coffee and writing go back a long way and it's not surprising.Something needs to fuel the pen (or keyboard, today)and the effect of intoxicating substances on writing...

Tasty, cheaper alternative to Starbucks

August 16, 2011
Starbucks has an interesting business model. It's managed to convince millions of people that the burnt taste of their coffee's burnt is palatable and that coffee-lovers...

Thoughts over a cup of morning java

July 23, 2011
Civilized living requires drinking morning coffeefrom a bright and cheery coffee cup. Yes, a cute little surprise after finishing the last drop.Morning java time is...

Coffee. It’s good for us.

September 20, 2010
Yeah, ok, it's Monday morning & I know what's on your mind. Coffee.There's a study for every side of the debate, but the latest ones say that coffee's good for us....

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