A side of coffee

Its leaves were anciently prepared as wine, its fruit as infusion, and the seeds have been roasted and brewed for centuries. Yet, I still like what it offers as spice out of the mortar. The sudden idea was to make a portrait out of a single coffee seed. It came as I prepared for my… Continue reading A side of coffee

While preparing for a fine rant on coffee

Throughout the world, the wondrous coffee is being celebrated this week. Different countries are honoring the plant, the fruit, the seed, the drink. As this is a product that has been in my mind and palate for some decades, I will be doing a fine rant on Clubhouse in its honor. And while preparing, I… Continue reading While preparing for a fine rant on coffee

Days of darkness are counted (and I expect a low number)

For years — decades — I have often loved the intensity which is often entailed in dark coffee, dark cigars, even the darkness in the struggle which is said to teach the individual how to succeed and grow in life. It seems, though that some of the dark things in life can be put aside.