Monthly Archives: February 2014

Albert Collins : Snowed In! (Not a Coffee Song)

This winter has been touch and go. A number of times I was afraid that I wouldn’t be making it in to the shop. Albert Collins, the Iceman, seems to have understood some of this. With albums and song titles … Continue reading

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Stretching the Legs

Added a little more distance to this one. Nice weather – mainly sunny with some wind. Real mix of conditions. Some mud and soft gravel, clear and rutted glare ice, crunchy snow.

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Garry Moore: Stormy Monday ….. (Wednesday is worse!)

I have wanted to post this for awhile but I am never here in the shop on Monday, but listening to the lyrics it still works…. “Call it stormy Monday, Tuesday is just as bad, Wednesday is worse………”

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Stretching the Legs: Another Creek!

I decided to add to my regular run, but this meant I wasn’t able to take a look at the creek I have been visiting. Then I almost rode right past another creek. In fact this creek is part of … Continue reading

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Featured Roast/Torréfaction de la semaine: Yemen Mocha Mattari

Some of you have been asking for this coffee. After Ethiopia one of the oldest coffee growing regions in the world is Yemen. This week we have the Yemen Mocha Mattari. For more on this great coffee I have reviewed it here and here.

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Stretching the Legs: #Ridetoworkday

Apparently this week is Ride to Work Week and today is Ride to Work Day! So I toughed it, braving our back roads traffic – about six vehicles. Being a more utilitarian ride I must admit to not focusing on … Continue reading

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Featured Roast/Torréfaction de la semaine: Sumatra Blue Tawar

It would seem that this coffee had fallen between the cracks during the Christmas season and my introduction of other newly arrived coffees during that period. My first tasting of the most recent batch of this week’s feature prompted me … Continue reading

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