Don’t Shrink Yourself

I awoke by what sounded like a blender. Then that familiar scent entered my room. My WordPress friend, Still a Dreamer, gets this moment. She refers to it as the Nectar of the Gods. Yes my darling, I woke up to the smell of a freshly brewed Chemex! Life doesn’t get any better! My daughter… Continue reading Don’t Shrink Yourself

The Magic Pot

My daughter returned home from England with new ideas. One was, she asked me to buy instant coffee. I guess they drink instant coffee in England? Our coffee paraphernalia had outgrown the intimate kitchen, so I began setting up a coffee bar in the breezeway. We needed an electric kettle. Here enters the magic pot.… Continue reading The Magic Pot

To Be Inspired

To get in the habit of writing again. Taking time off becomes easier, and soon, you find yourself not writing. In speaking with a friend this morning she said, “Write about coffee!” My daughter returned from Boston with a brown bag of goodness. Out of all the things she could have brought, she knows my… Continue reading To Be Inspired

Listening for quiet

Making a coffee pour over has a calming effect over me. Once I go through all the steps of setting it up, I’m forced to slow down, and enjoy the process. Watching as the boiling hot water, slowly escapes from the spout of the pour over kettle. It hits the coarse grounds, and they begin… Continue reading Listening for quiet