[Homeroast] rediscovered list

Barbara C. Greenspon lilysownahmah at greensponassociates.com
Mon May 1 08:45:59 CDT 2017


OMGOODNESS!  So glad to have you back, Jim, and so so glad about your recovery.  You really are a miracle and your courage is amazing and hopeful.

Thanks for coming back.  

Barbara in Minnesota


> On May 1, 2017, at 8:12 AM, Ed Bourgeois <edbourgeois at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> pecanjim,
> welcome back! and good to hear of your getting back to your homeroasting!
> 
> On Mon, May 1, 2017 at 8:50 AM, 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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