Blessings Abound

I am feeling super blessed! I have had the most wonderful and adventurous move and am now living in a beautiful place. It is abounding with trees of all different varieties. My house has a big yard yeah! I’m just close enough to a coffee shop to walk there and write, sip coffee in theContinue reading “Blessings Abound”

Omega 3 Peanut Butter and Mixed Oaxaca Coffee

So I woke in my somewhat stifled bedroom weary with thoughts of my upcoming interview today. Which, honestly is the biggest interview of my life. I’m deep down a bit terrified;if not visibly. But, as always, coffee helps everything. So complacently I stumbled into the kitchen for the coffee pot— Hello Mr. Coffee. The conventionalContinue reading “Omega 3 Peanut Butter and Mixed Oaxaca Coffee”

The Revisiting of Old Friendships and Pecan Pancakes

To rekindle with a friend from long ago is such a blessing. This morning I awoke to the sun streaming in my window. Kind of a shock when your so used to waking before the sun. But all in all I feel very blessed today. I visited the church which I unfortunately missed mass thisContinue reading “The Revisiting of Old Friendships and Pecan Pancakes”

Coffee; Standing in your Way of Happiness?

    By: Maggie Kuhn     Did you know that nearly 50% of American adults drink coffee everyday? Praised by the media and daily drinkers, coffee has a high-ranking place in the American diet. Harvard studies show that coffee is high in natural polyphenols, which are micronutrients that have been linked with preventing cancer,Continue reading “Coffee; Standing in your Way of Happiness?”

School and New Opportunities

The window was open last night which led to chilly dreams and not enough sleep. I am awake now and breathing in the delicious scents of coffee that fill my kitchen. Ahhh… home, what a wonderful place. I think there’s something about being from somewhere; like an innate feeling deep inside that just makes youContinue reading “School and New Opportunities”

5:45 the Writer Wakes: El Yunque

The cheerful ringing of the chimes outside my door wakes me. Sitting up I yawn languidly and think pleasant thoughts of coffee, scones, and my hike through El Yunque National Forest. It seems ages since I drifted into this memory, floating still in my head like a balloon without a string. It was quite a trekContinue reading “5:45 the Writer Wakes: El Yunque”

Recovery: Coffee, Family, ​and Stumbling

Count your blessing instead of sheep.

Traps and Coffee

The cold wind hit my Columbia jacket with a gust of unknown excitement as I circled wire into a double loop. Hint. hint. hasenpfeffer… I’m always up for a challenge. And when my dad doubted my idea of trapping rabbits I had a challenge. So I watched a couple videos on Youtube about making rabbitContinue reading “Traps and Coffee”

Time Slipping through Milk

Splitch. splotch. the milk dropped in my coffee like a cannon exploding into a waterfall. The morning was grey and held silent promises of household chores. This farm seems stuck very much in the pioneer days. The wind whistles across the thresh as I gingerly step in the kitchen grasping the day late newspaper.  Yes,Continue reading “Time Slipping through Milk”