Live Long! Drink Coffee!

A beautiful latté from Joe, the Art of Coffee, in New York City. Photo credit to Nathan Roberts, my coffee drinking son.

I’ve been a coffee drinker for about 37 years. During this span of time, I have occasionally been worried by reports that coffee consumption is bad for your health. It gets blamed for stomach disorders, high blood pressure, heart disease, and, if you can believe it, even the jitters. Yet, every now and then, I’d [Read More...]

When in New York . . . Cafe Reggio

The first espresso machine in America, featured in Cafe Reggio in New York City

My son has recently begun his tenure as a college student at New York University. After living for the last four years in countryside outside of Boerne, Texas (population c. 10,000), Nathan is now in the middle of New York City (population c. 8,000,000). So far, he loves city life. For Nathan, part of the [Read More...]