I swapped out the lock nut type thing from my old Kyocera grinder into the new Porlex grinder. The internals of the two seem to be identical yet we can’t seem to get as fine a grind. With this old nut in, it does cinch down tighter and I almost choked my espresso machine this…Read More Monday, Sept 10
O Lord, I dost thank Thee for the bounty of this espresso shot and pray that it wouldst be perkifying to mine body and mind, in Thy mercy.Read More my caffeine blessing
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Woke up (late – I guess lack of sleep caught up to me) to find the breakfast crock pot casserole thing turned out pretty good. We love this new house, new dining room set, and loved eating a nice breakfast as a family in the morning light in a nice dining room at a nice…Read More What a great day :)
Last night, around 1130 or so, I heard Christmas Kitty growling outside our door (where their food dishes are) and I assumed a neighborhood kitty was stealing their dinner. It was a raccoon! I didn’t know they had raccoons in the desert! And it was Christmas Kitty’s size – a little bigger, even. Is that…Read More Saturday with guests, cooking
It hardly matters since Terra’s side job is on Saturdays and we have to get up at the usual time anyway. Though, she’s usually home by 11 or 12 and then the weekend begins. And this weekend should be a good one :) I copped out and made tuna helper tonight. The chicken bake thing…Read More finally Friday?
Home fellowship was canceled tonight, so we spent some quality time with the PS3 YouTube app – watched a bunch of coffee videos and the 14 episodes released so far of H+. I made iced Americanos at breakfast – they were good enough and the shots are going well. This grinder doesn’t have enough steps…Read More Thursday, Sept 6
I made iced coffee with espresso shots (“depth charges”) this morning. It’s good to have the new grinder. Stayed caught up on laundry. Swept the rocks of the sidewalk. Did some long overdue video editing. Made a deer roast in the new crock pot with frozen mixed veg and tater tots. Served with Texas toast.…Read More Wednesday, Sept 5