Tasting: Ethiopian Yirgacheffe MAO

Rating: [rating:4.5/5] Over the course of the last week I’ve roasted several batches of new coffees from my favorite purveyor of green coffees, Sweet Marias. The first on my tasting list is a brilliant Ethiopian Yirgacheffe under the MAO mark (lot 538). I...
Early Sunday Morning…

Early Sunday Morning…

The view out our back door Sunday morning… early Sunday morning. If you happened to be riding in one of these and spied a woman scrambling outside while in her bathrobe and waving a camera, that’d be herself. She’s a keeper....
A Visit to the Shelburne Museum

A Visit to the Shelburne Museum

Visitors to the Shelburne Museum are greeted by (and routed through) this very impressive round barn… one of maybe two dozen remaining in the state of Vermont. Like most of the buildings on the museum grounds, it was moved here (the upper part of the silo was...
Summer Coolers: Iced Coffee

Summer Coolers: Iced Coffee

I’ve long been ambivalent of flavored coffees. I tend toward the naturally nuanced flavors of a single-origin cup, or the many-layered flavors of a well-balanced blend. So it feels like something of a dirty little secret to reveal that I’ve been drinking a...
Lightsaber Tips & Tricks

Lightsaber Tips & Tricks

What’s wrong with this picture? “Many new owners are pleasantly surprised by the many domestic uses of a lightsaber around the home or office. Let’s examine a few of the more common applications here, and then you can use your imagination to come up...
History: The Women’s Petition Against Coffee

History: The Women’s Petition Against Coffee

Just for fun… witness, the Women’s Petition Against Coffee. Choice bits… For the continual sipping of this pittiful drink is enough to bewitch Men of two and twenty, and tie up the Codpice-point without a Charm. It renders them that use it as Lean as...

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