Rituals of Embodied (Coffee)

Over at Front Porch Republic, David Walbert wrote about rituals of embodiedness – prompted by his new coffee mill: I admit I don’t much care who writes the protocols for the ways I interact with my home, nor whether I have a choice of two or five or ten such protocols. What I care about [Read More...]

Slowing Down . . . With Coffee?

Did you ever think about coffee as something that can slow us down? David [Blanchard], when he looks at a cup of coffee, when he smells the dried coffee berries roasting, when he rolls the beans between his fingers, sees something different. He sees the result of hours of careful labor, the work of sun, rain, and [Read More...]

Stop and Smell the Coffee

For many people in the U.S., today is a day off – and even if it isn’t, it’s the day after a national holiday, when plenty of us got to spend the day outside our normal routines, relaxing and spending time with family or friends. So this article caught my eye over at Verily: Stop [Read More...]

Pay It Forward (With Coffee)

This popped up on my Facebook feed this week and made me smile enough that I wanted to pass it along: Tough economic times and growing poverty in much of Europe are reviving a humble tradition that began some one-hundred years ago in the Italian city of Naples. It’s called caffè sospeso — “suspended coffee”: [Read More...]


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