[Homeroast] rediscovered list

Darliene Stanhope darlienestanhope at gmail.com
Mon May 1 21:39:38 CDT 2017


Yay!! Welcome back Pecan Jim!

Darliene

On Mon, May 1, 2017 at 7:29 AM, James Gundlach <pecanjim at bellsouth.net>
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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