Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Creek Rushes On

The day’s winds are quiet now, but the creek rushes on The remaining snow is patchy in the starlight Geese calling, anonymous, overhead by RSR

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Still Warm From the Roaster!

Actually not too warm! We don’t want the roast to continue too far. Fresh this morning: Brazilian Santos (roasted medium), Bali “Paradise Valley” and Burundi “A”.

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Pre-dawn Silence

The surface re-froze overnight The crunching of my boots in the snow Breaks the pre-dawn silence by RSR

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Signs of Spring….Post March 21st

Although spring has officially started the weather is still quite cool! A low of -16c is predicted for the Pontiac for Sunday. The sun does manage to warm the house during the day, but a fire in the woodstove at … Continue reading

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Grinding Coffee just before brewing…….

Coffee Common · Fresh roasted whole coffee beans should be ground….

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Some Good News About Food – NYTimes.com

Toronto is mentioned, but were are we on this in Canada? Some Good News About Food – NYTimes.com.

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Lots of Noise!

Going through a concrete floor makes a lot of noise! I am glad there aren’t too many holes to make! Have to hook up the cold and hot water and the drain……………….

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Catching Up!

My blog host has been having server issues for the past day or so, so I haven’t been able to do any updates. Roasting Yesterday I roasted some fresh batches of Costa Rican Tarrazu, Burundi, Bali “Paradise Valley”, and a … Continue reading

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Very Interesting Article ion the Globe and Mail on the War on the Food Movement

Author Michael Pollan explains the war on food movement – The Globe and Mail.

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Signs of Spring…….Not Always Flattering!

Driving into the shop yesterday and today I was impressed how much snow has disappeared! Signs of Spring: The amount of snow melt The amount of grass showing in the fields behind the house The re-frozen puddles along my trail … Continue reading

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