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A Bitter Bean

I was looking over my 2015 calendar this weekend, remembering that during this same time last year I was “stricken.” Remember? I thought I had made it through this January’s germ gauntlet.  Maybe I have.  Maybe the health setback I … Continue reading

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Making it Right

I’d like to say it was a perfect weekend but the pleasant brightness was momentarily blighted when I bought a double shot of espresso at one of the world’s largest coffee houses.  It was a mistake, pure and simple.  How … Continue reading

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The Cynical Cup

Over the summer, a local construction company built a new drive-through coffee shop in town.  When construction first began, I was excited because I believe my little town needs a coffee shop.  I was familiar with the coming attraction from … Continue reading

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Patiently Waiting

Aroma Joe’s comes to Moxie Town… A “walk-up” window works for me.

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The Arabica Incident

When I went to Florida to visit Reggie Black, he showed me how to make delicious coffee in a stovetop espresso maker, or a macchinetta. Reggie, an excellent instructor, carefully explained how much water to put in the bottom chamber, … Continue reading

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Caffé with Reggie

(Today’s post is a guest post by Reggie Black.  Thanks, Reggie, for helping me keep the blog going during “moving week” and teaching readers a few things about America’s drug of choice.  Enjoy reading this with a morning cuppa cawfee.  … Continue reading

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Cute Little Everything

I have a bad habit.  I use the word “little” to describe everything.  If I see a striking old house I’ll say “what a pretty little house” even though it’s at least 3,000 square feet.  I might see a plate … Continue reading

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