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Topic: It's a very nice sunday (2 msgs / 77 lines)
1) From: Gary Foster
I don't get sundays like this very often and I sure do appreciate them
when I get them.
Got up early this morning with my lovely wife who was planning on
spending the day in Sacramento with her sister.  I got up, fixed us
both a pot of coffee with the last of my SM's homeroast french roast
blend and it was quite nice (not spectacular, but nice).  She left, I
fixed myself bacon, eggs and hashbrowns to start my day.  I got my
bacon just right (almost but not quite to the edge of crispiness), my
eggs perfect (sunnyside up, whites done completely, yolks still runny)
and had the last bit of the coffee.  Then I put on a loaf of my house
wheat bread (I make nearly all the bread we eat, 1 or 2 loaves a week
usually) to bake.
After that I roasted my last half pound of Yirga Cheffe (profile 2,
2nd crack was just starting to get vigorous) and then followed it up
with a half pound of Brazilian Daterra Santa Colomba (profile 3 on the
behmor, just barely started 2nd crack with a few outliers, coasted
into 2C as the cool cycle started with 15:30 total roast time).  I
have ZERO experience with these beans and only a tiny bit of
experience with anything else (these were like my 6th and 7th roasts
ever heh) but I have high hopes for them.
Then it was out to the garden to plant Purple Queen bush beans (a
green bean variety that's bright purple on the bush and turns green
after cooking) and some pickling cucumbers.  I'm sitting here relaxing
for a few mins, then I'll knock off one or two things off my honey-do
list and then run down to morecoffee (just down the street from me)
and pick up a few odds and ends (they are also known as morebeer, and
I need some homebrew supplies).
Then I'll head out to sacramento to meet my wife for an early dinner,
then back home to relax in front of the pellet stove with my dog on my
lap.
Love days like today!  Only thing that could've made it better is if I
would've had time to relax and make us our cappuccini this morning
before my wife left.
-- Gary F.
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2) From: John Despres
Thanks for that, Gary.
Y'know, I'm having a great day as well. Working on my humidor, did a 
little roasting, drank a little coffee, played with my 6-year old, 
walked the dog, puttered around. Now I'm going to visit the neighbors 
and give them some fresh roast.
It's a great day.
John
Gary Foster wrote:
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