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The Secret Routine

Writing with Coffee I have always had a secret writing routine.  When I was in college, it involved a bottle of beer, a cigarette, and my writer’s hat.  When I came to my senses, I swapped out the beer for Kool Aid Lemonade and the cigarette for a toothpick.  In moments of weakness there were …

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Clothing Optional

I’m sitting at my desk staring at a lineup of toys.  They’re mostly horror related with one or two minor exceptions.  Edgar Allan Poe’s head bobs from side to side as if to say, “What are you doing with your life, son?”  In sublime agreement, the other monsters and aliens stare with dead eyes.  And …

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Perfect Coffee

Your Perfect Cup We’ve completed some good work together.  We have discussed a number of important topics from coffee selection to types of brewers, and I feel it’s time to take a step back.  Let’s consider the larger picture. You may have noticed that my brother and I have opted for a bold tagline on …

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How To Grind Coffee

Blade Grinders versus Burr Grinders Moving ever forward on the path to your perfect cup, the next step is learning how to grind coffee and decide which grinder to use on the whole coffee beans.  The common debate you’ll find on this issue is blade grinders versus burr grinders.  Blade grinders are exactly what they …

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