Category Archives: Coffee

COFFEE IN A CRACKED CUP

Goodbye to one of my favorite coffee cups, the mermaid Starbucks cup. I’ve knocked it about often enough in my early morning stupor to cause the glaze at the handle to get a small crack at the seam. My coffee … Continue reading

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WEEKEND WEATHER REPORT 

Welcome to the weekend! I’m drinking coffee on a rainy morning. Folks say if you don’t like the weather in Arkansas, wait a day or so. It’s going to be different, no matter what the weather gurus say.  Our sunny … Continue reading

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COFFEE WITH ABBA JOHN

The sayings of the holy figures of early Christian monasticism were gathered in various collections across the ages. This one is from Abba John the Dwarf, who was small in physical size, but a spiritual giant.  17. One day when … Continue reading

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 NATIONAL GOURMET COFFEE DAY! 

I’m at my local $5 bucks– it used to be the community $4 bucks, but with inflation, it’s a bit steeper today. It’s ok, the workers get paid fairly and the coffee is well sourced. Plus I don’t drink all … Continue reading

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Thoughts on a too early breakfast and a too late lunch

I’ve just finished the last crunchy bite of the toasted pepper jack cheese and avocado sandwich with spinach and cucumbers. I dusted it with a bit of rosemary and garlic Italian spices and a bare drizzle of oil and vinegar. … Continue reading

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Monday Morning after a Trauma

Most of us don’t much care for Monday just because. Yep. Says it all, right? Work, the daily grind, routines, dealing with problems, and the people who want it yesterday already! What are they thinking, we’re magicians? Or they’re the … Continue reading

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Death of the Coffee Maker: Always plan ahead. 

 Have plan B ready to go, for plan A is just the starting point. I know NASA can’t work this way, after all they are shooting gazillions of dollars of equipment and invaluable human lives into space! NASA needs to … Continue reading

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