Crazy Flowers

Crazy Flowers

Unseasonal blooms… they call them crazy flowers. I called them a stroke of luck! Their fragrance is lovely… citrusy, like limes. In season these blooms will cover the coffee trees like...
In the nursery.

In the nursery.

Surrounded by thousands and thousands of tiny coffee plants in the nursery… only women do the delicate tasks of planting and caring for these seedlings. Men lack the care and patience. [Hey… that’s what I was...
At the gate…

At the gate…

Finca de Cafe Pastores… just across the hazardous street [watch out for those trucks!] from the beneficio is the gate to Hans’ farm. This very old grinding wheel is an artifact from the beneficio’s previous life as a wheat...

Search me…

I’ve long used Atomz search here on Bloggle [I’d used them for a number of commercial sites as well] but I’ll not be using Atomz much longer. I’ve made every effort to keep Bloggle a commercial-free zone, and I’m not pleased that Atomz...

Hello, world!

I seem to have run out of excuses for not posting. The new web site is launched, the new product is launched, I’m no longer lounging poolside in El Salvador or hiking through cloud forests in Guatemala, so I guess I’d better start writing. Where to begin?...

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