[Homeroast] rediscovered list

Jason Brooks brookswv at gmail.com
Mon May 1 08:10:18 CDT 2017


Jim,
Glad to hear. Life's been busy and I still roast, but not a frequent poster
here. Glad you are recovering and pray you continue.

Jason

On Mon, May 1, 2017, 08:51 John Nanci <john at chocolatealchemy.com> wrote:

> Pecan Jim,
>
> It is so good to hear you are ok.  I recall you being discussed and
> wondering if you were well.  Welcome back.  It is more quiet here, but
> many of us are around.
>
> Such wonderful memories your bring back.
>
> Alchemist John
>
>
> On 5/1/2017 5:29 AM, James Gundlach wrote:
> > About seven years ago I lost contact with this list.  The reason was
> that I had an encephalitis infection that damaged my brain.  When I came
> too I could not think of words so the first night after I regained
> consciousnes I went thru the alphabet by double letters and when I hit zz,
> I had not quite thought of 200 words.  My first conclusion was that I was
> brain dead and chose suicide.  Then, it occurred to me that the way I
> measured it was a sign that I was not completely brain dead so I decided to
> keep going.  Since the infection I have gone through periods of sleeping a
> lot and when I go back to normal sleep patterns I discover more brain
> functioning.  Vocabulary increases after each stage and twice I noticed
> taste buds had returned.  At first I was unable to roast coffee so my wife
> bought an electric roaster from SweetMarias.  By the time that roaster died
> I was able to go back to roasting over pecan wood fires.  I now use a
> camper’s over the fire popcorn popper most of the time but when I decided
> to do a larger batch than the popper will hold I put a bigger batch in a
> wok and put it over a bigger pecan wood fire and stir with a spoon that I
> added an extension to the handle so I don’t burn my stirring hand.  And,
> the old brain is back to being able to read a full SweetMarias coffee
> description!
> >
> > Anyway, today I got an email from thehomeroast-owner list and was able
> to come back to the list and found that I was still registered.  I am glad
> to be back, I really missed this list.
> >
> >       pecanjim
> >
> >
> >
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