Archive for December, 2008

Leavers, Stayers and more Panama

Although it’s silly to break the entire human population down to “two types,” it’s feasible to place people into two categories according to their location: Leavers and Stayers, those who leave their hometowns and those who stay, respectively.  Transplants usually have interesting experiences, seeing “more of the world” than those they leave behind, but the Read more

Panama Esmeralda vac pot style

The official start of the festive season began on Thursday and we celebrated it not only by making a special turkey, but also by brewing some special coffees. Not that I need a special occasion to brew an extraordinary coffee, but like I said this is the start of my favorite time of year. The Read more

Thanksgiving with Panama Esmeralda.

It was such a joy, to provide such a dynamic coffee to my family this year. We were all very excited to incorporate it into our Thanksgiving festivities! In order to get the full experience of the Esmeralda, we decided to use two different brewing methods. My personal favorite was the French Press, where I Read more

Esmeralda and the White Elephant

We’re were just leaving the White Elephant surplus store (toys! ammo!)when it started to snow. By the time we drove to North Spokane the streets were whitening up and we knew we didn’t want to head out any more that evening. So we settled in with Scrabble and cracked open the Panama Esmeralda. Maybe it Read more