[Homeroast] OT: Coffee bags are heavy!

Jon Rosen jon at jonro.com
Mon Dec 19 12:46:02 CST 2011


Lynne,

There's a simple solution. Choose an island that has coffee plantations. Then you can bring the excess greens back home with you.

Jon

On Dec 16, 2011, at 2:34 PM, Lynne wrote:

> My daughter is getting married in the spring. She's decided that their
> money is better spent on a week long destination wedding/vacation on a
> gorgeous island for family members & close friends, rather than spend the
> same (or more) for 150 acquaintances at a venue near here.
> 
> So here I am, mother of the bride, first wedding of any of my kids... and
> I'm thinking... how am I going to get my greens past customs w/out any
> hitches??? and can I get the right pan/stove setup to roast...
> 
> I admit I have a problem... :D Priorities, priorities...
> 
> Lynne
> 
> 
> On Fri, Dec 16, 2011 at 2:00 PM, Joseph Robertson <theotherjo at gmail.com>wrote:
> 
>> Brian,
>> miKe M. a serious mentor of mine bleeds coffee in his sleep. I have no
>> doubt in my my mind that when he sleeps those are not sheep jumping over a
>> fence.
>> Back when you refer to, I discovered miKe and realized I was afflicted with
>> the same disorder. I have long since embraced the "Dark Side". "My" dreams
>> consist of a cross between the next 5 star exotic green that Tom is cupping
>> somewhere I long to be, to my nightmare fantasy of my recent right arm
>> (from the elbow down) prosthetic bottomless portafilter that folks comes
>> from miles around just to have me make them an espresso with it.
>> Sounds like we will see you on this far side of black gold one day.
>> Joseph
>> 
>> 
>> On Fri, Dec 16, 2011 at 9:05 AM, Brian Kamnetz <bkamnetz at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> miKe,
>>> 
>>> I recall a few years ago, just after I joined this list, one of the
>>> first posts i saw was when you had been on vacation somewhere and had
>>> returned to Houston, I think it was, and were happy to get back to
>>> your homeroaster and Miss Silvia. It's hard to imagine that roasting
>>> has taken you to where you are today.
>>> 
>>> Brian
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On Wed, Dec 14, 2011 at 6:22 PM, miKe mcKoffee <mckona at comcast.net>
>> wrote:
>>>> Taking a breather after organizing existing remaining bags with 1400lb
>> =
>>> 10
>>>> bags new arrivals. Lot a heavy work for this old fart! 'Nother half ton
>>>> different beanies comin' next week :)
>>>> 
>>>> I'll be a mad man at the roaster the next couple days getting new
>>> arrivals
>>>> launched, roast on!
>>>> 
>>>> Mike McGinness, Head Bean
>>>> Compass Coffee
>>>> http://www.compasscoffeeroasting.com
>>>> 360-989-6658
>>>> 
>>>> Ultimately the quest for Coffee Nirvana is a solitary path. To know I
>>> must
>>>> first not know. And in knowing know I know not. Each Personal
>>> enlightenment
>>>> found exploring the many divergent foot steps of Those who have gone
>>> before.
>>>> 
>>>> 
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>> 
>> --
>> Joseph Robertson
>> Sasquatch Coffee Roasters
>> Craft Coffee Roasting by Design
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>> http://www.jolindas.com
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