[Homeroast] rediscovered list

Gregg Talton gregg.talton at gmail.com
Mon May 1 12:38:25 CDT 2017


Welcome back, you may draw me out of lurk mode!

On Mon, May 1, 2017 at 12:41 PM Dennis Parham <dparham_is at mac.com> wrote:

> Hey Jim! Great to have you back! Ive been on list for 17 years ( not as
> active replying  but still active in coffee!) and Im glad to see you are
> back in the game!
>
>
> Dennis Parham
>
> > On May 1, 2017, at 11:03 AM, Bob Hazen <peatmonster at comcast.net> wrote:
> >
> > Welcome back, Jim!  It's inspiring to hear you overcame your obstacles.
> Some weeks ago, my cousin sent me a large box of pecans from their place in
> Texas.  I will chow down on a few and hoist a cup of homeroast to mark your
> return!
> >
> > Bob
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Homeroast [mailto:homeroast-bounces at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com]
> On Behalf Of James Gundlach
> > Sent: Monday, May 01, 2017 5:30 AM
> > To: homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
> > Subject: [Homeroast] rediscovered list
> >
> > 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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