[Homeroast] Moving on to the big roaster in the sky

gin powell pchforever at gmail.com
Mon Jan 7 11:21:55 CST 2013


Thanks for the comments. I was just remembering Alfre the other day. He was
quite a guy.

Wonder who has the stuff...

g

On Wed, Jan 2, 2013 at 5:39 PM, Zara Haimo <zara at haimo.net> wrote:

> Old timers on this list may remember Alfred and his many questions about
> roasting and brewing as he tried to perfect his techniques.  As I remember,
> Les kindly went to his house and spent a day with him helping him learn to
> use all his gear to best advantage - has anyone heard from Les or seen a
> new Thor Tamper in a while?  When Alfred got sick and decided to sell
> everything, Les was also the one who packed it all up and sent it to me.  I
> was fortunate enough to meet Alfred briefly at one of the coffee roasting
> gatherings we had some years ago in Oregon - I think it was the one at
> Alchemist John's.   There are many wonderful people on this list!
>
> On a slightly different topic, a few weeks ago I had some repairs done to
> a gas fireplace at my house.  I was about to make a latte for myself, so I
> asked the serviceman if he'd like one too.  Today I stopped by the
> fireplace company to look at some replacement options he recommended.  The
> salesman called him to ask about some specs for my current installation.
>  He didn't remember my name or anything about my fireplace until he
> remembered the latte which apparently made a big impression.
>
>
>
> On Dec 28, 2012, at 6:09 AM, Lynne <lynnebiz at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Zara -
> >
> > I'm wondering if that was the same young man I'm thinking of. I can't
> think
> > of his name right now, but I think of him often. He actually sent me a BP
> > machine to help keep track of my (then) extremely high bp.
> >
> > So many people on this list have been so kind to me... I keep each and
> > everyone near to my heart. I'll never forget all that's been done for
> > me- the generosity ofpeople on this list (some, I didn't
> > even know before their kindnesses reached me!) amazed me and restored my
> > faith in humanity.
> >
> > Thanks for sharing this. I lift up my cup of Java Kajumas Organic
> > Wet-Hulled - also gifted to me, by Peter Z., who is having some health
> > difficulties & I pray everyday that he is doing well.
> >
> > Lynne
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