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Topic: Luna Bee Tradition 2 (28 msgs / 901 lines)
1) From: Cameron Forde
Hello all,
A year ago I was the fortunate winner of the first Luna Bee Tradition.
 For those that have joined the list since then, list member Kris McN
offered up this tradition to celebrate the first birthday of her
daughter, Luna Bee.  As I remember it, Kris was roasting coffee while
in labor with Luna Bee and she posted to the list to let us know that
she had to interrupt her coffee roasting to give birth.  It is my
pleasure to keep the tradition alive and to offer a Trosser hand
grinder along with some home roasted coffee to a random list member
who responds to this message with the story of how he or she got
started home roasting. Entries will be accepted up to midnight
November 22.
To get the ball rolling, my story started with the purchase of a used
Estro Profi espresso machine.  I wasn't able to get decent crema with
this unit and so I started doing some research online where I learned
that the key to good crema is fresh-roasted coffee.  I then learned
how easy it is to roast coffee at home and discovered that there was a
shop, near where I lived at the time, that sold green coffee beans.
That shop was Sweet Maria's.
Cameron
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2) From: michael brown
Cool idea for a tradition.  I'm assuming you wanted us to reply here so we can all hear each other's stories rather than private email...
It all started for me with a little brotherly rivalry so to speak.  Growing up, my older brother and i always enjoyed coffee.  Then we learned about different ways to prepare it at the house, starting with a grinder, then french press, stovetop espresso, etc...
Years later he moved to Colorado with his girlfriend and we'd still discuss coffee here and there via email.  Until one day he told me that he found out that you can roast your own beans!  And he already got an iRoast and a couple of sample packs from Sweet Marias.  Being jealous, i quickly did the same.  Then he upgraded to another roaster, and then i upgraded to a Behmor.  I know have the bigger toy ;)  Feels good to have my brother beat on nifty stuff (he's always on the cutting edge of nifty tech stuff).  Either way, that's more or less, how it all began for me.
Michael Brown
b'ham, AL
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3) From: Barry Luterman
One year we vacationed in Bali. The coffee we had there was the best we had
ever tasted. We brought back a couple of pounds of roasted beans. Then the
quest was on to find Bali coffee in the USA. To our dismay we found there
were no suppliers of roasted Bali in the USA. I found SM's web site. Tom had
Bali listed but out of stock. I decided right then and there if it took
roasting my own beans to get Bali. Then that is what I would do. Ironically,
it took Tom 3 or 4 years to get Bali back in stock. However, by that time
there was no turning back. As a matter of fact by that time I had also
turned to the dark side.
Please send the grinder and coffee to my address. Even though the house is
in escrow.
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4) From: Darliene Stanhope
One year I was in pursuit of Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee and when I
googled it, I found a link for green coffee beans.  My curiosity was piqued
now, how did you roast coffee if you desired to do that  I had no idea how
one would roast coffee so I started researching it and landed on the Sweet
Marias website.  I read all of the information that Tom so graciously posted
on the website for those of us who were interested in learning how to roast
our own coffee.  I decided to purchase a FreshRoast +8 and a sample pack
along with a Kenyan that sounded really nice.  I soon outgrew the Freshroast
and moved on to a heatgun and dogbowl.  I still use that method since I have
to roast outside and even though I live in northwest Florida it gets too
cold to use other methods.  I've been homeroasting for 5 years and I will do
without coffee rather than drink substandard stuff.
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5) From: peterz
Hi Cameron,
One night I was watching TV (late) and a Zack and Danny's info-mercial 
came on.
I have wanted to roast my own coffee ever since I missed the wave of 
doing that back in the 60's or early 70's, but this roaster seemed not 
to be worth what they were asking.
Next day I went searching the internet and found Sweet Maria's who not 
only sold lots of different roasters, but also sold beans from all over 
the world (WOW!) AND showed how to make your own roaster!
So I bought some beans from them, anxious to try to make my own roaster 
out of a popper, and have some fresh roasted coffee while I tried to 
decide which of roaster to buy from them.
The poppery worked great, and the coffee was great, but after much 
thought, research, and discussion with Sweet Maria's people, I decided I 
needed a Hearthware.
Alas, the current model was sold out, but the new version should be in 
well before Christmas.......
Christmas came and went, and I bought some Variacs and lamp chimney's 
etc. and kept experimenting with my Poppery.
By the time the Hearthware became available I was roasting great coffee 
with my set up, and I could roast a much larger capacity than could the 
Hearthware. So I passed on that and kept developing bigger roasters to 
roast larger batches.
For several years now I have been using my combination bread machine / 
turbo oven, and after modifying both parts severely, I can roast about a 
pound and a half very successfully.
Then, after I saw all the hype, happiness and joy generated by the 
Behmor, I just had to try that, so I bought one from SM.
It has taught me a lot about roasting coffee, and I wish I had bought 
one sooner.
You can see that every day I get more into roasting coffee. Roasting is 
a lifelong journey of learning, with lots of successes along the way.
Best,
PeterZ
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6) From: Avalon
I was channel surfing late one night and came upon a infomercial for Zack
and Dani's Coffee Roaster.  My thoughts were, "You can do that at home!"
True to fashion for me, I ordered immediately and then did the research on
the net.  I found Sweet Maria's and started getting greens from them.
Bought an iRoast2 and passed the Z&D to a coworker.
Mark in Metairie,  LA
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7) From: Ira
At 10:24 PM 11/16/2009, you wrote:
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My journey started with copy of  a coffee book in 1981 or so that 
must have indicated that a popcorn popper could be used for roasting. 
The coffee house I spent Friday nights at had bags of green coffee 
for the Probat in the corner and they would sell me green beans. I 
had a yellow air popper and after a couple of way too fast roasts I 
added a switch so I could control the heater. That and a thermometer 
inserted into the middle of the bean mass got me the best coffee I'd 
ever had. A few years later I moved to a place the noise and smell 
was not reasonable and stopped. Then a few years back I got a new 
espresso machine and in the quest to find that answer I found Sweet 
Maria's, then a new Zach&Dani for $65 and I was on my way again. The 
Z&D lasted a month before it was replaced with a Behmor which led to 
BehmorThing.
Ira
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8) From: Jim Couch
My journey began in , of all places (a Starbucks) with some Black Apron
Shirkina DP Sidamo......
I started asking around to find out what kind of flavorings they put in it
and foun out that it was totally natural. Shazbot! how was this done.......
Stumbled across a "Knee" doctor (Orthopedic surgeon to most folks) that told
me to check out Sweet Marias website.....
a Walgreens gourmet air popper, HG/DB, iRoast2, and a Behmor later....here I
is!
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9) From: Seth Grandeau
My journey was long in the making.  I live in the Boston area and was first
exposed to real coffee at a wonderful local chain called Coffee Connection,
owned by George Howell.  Shortly thereafter, the powers that be at Starbucks
purchased the chain, but back then they had a great selection of pre-roasted
coffees from all over the world.  My favorite was the Aged Indonesian.  One
day, the Aged Indonesian disappeared from the board and I was told that the
warehouse had burned down and it would be years before there was new aged
coffee available.  It never came back to Starbucks.  Over time, more and
more dropped off the board.  I call this period, "the dark years".  The one
bright spot was a co-worker brought me in the most delicious coffee I had
ever had.  He told me about home roasting.  But it was a story of
popcornpoppers and backdoor purchases of greens and mess...lots of mess.  I
passed.  Then, about 3 years ago, another co-worker brought equally
excellent coffee.  When he mentioned homeroast, I started to roll my eyes
and he laughed and explained to me what an iRoast was.  He then introduced
me to SweetMarias.  First thing I ordered, along with my roaster and sample
pack...Aged Java.  Hooked ever since!
-Seth
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11) From: Bruce Garley
Love this story. I lived in New Mexico many years. It is one of 3 places in
the US that takes food seriously (the others, IMHO are New Orleans and
Chicago).  Along these lines, NM and Lousiana celebrate their own unique
styles while Chicago celebrates the variety of food available. Can't think
of anywhere but NM where a small town restaurateur would attempt to roast
their own beans for customers.
Little known fact that may be begging the issue and hurt my point: While
President, Clinton would have Air Force One stop in Albuquerque to pick up
take out from a local restaurant. =
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Plant Whisperer
Still in San Juan Capistrano, CA for awhile
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12) From: Barbara Leazier
My roasting began 4 years ago.  I wanted to start a hobby that both my husband and myself could do together.  So for Christmas I bought a iRoast 1, Zassenhouse hand grinder, electric kettle and our first batch of green coffee beans.  My husband did not get into roasting with me, but I sure did.  He has never roasted a batch by himself but he sure enjoys my roasting efforts.  I cannot go back to regular coffee.  As a matter of fact our son, who is in college, says that I have spoiled him.  He can't drink others crappy coffee!
I truly enjoy roasting my own coffee and will continue to do so as long as my roaster holds out!
THanks - Barb Leazier
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13) From: Yakster
I've told this story a few times, and now I'm starting to forget the
beginning parts.  The parts I don't remember are where I first heard
of home-roasting coffee.  I know that someone planted the seed,
probably from a mailing list of local friends not predominately coffee
geeks.  At any rate, the seed was planted and when I was buying my
light rail pass at the convenience store at the local station, I
noticed bags of unlabeled Ethiopian coffee along with charcoal and
other Ethiopian coffee ceremony supplies.  The store also had date
cookies, henna, and quite a few other supplies that the proprietor
brought in for his customers.
I found the Sweet Maria's library on home roasting and started out
roasting on a perforated pizza pan in the built-in convection oven.
Results tasted better then the coffee I was currently buying from
stores, but the beans were mottled (complex) and the acrid smoke was
enough for my Wife to banish me out of the house for roasting.  After
that I tried the cast iron skillet, an old heat gun in a bread
machine, but finally settled on thrifted hot-air popcorn poppers.  I
added a thermocouple down the throat of the popper and put hose clamps
on an large empty can of beans with a strainer mesh over the top to
keep the chaff from blowing all over the place, later replacing this
with a hurricane lamp glass.  By this time I was buying my beans from
Sweet Maria's and had a deep fondness for the Rwanda Gkongoro
Nyarusiza from 2008... so much so that I picked up a twenty pound sack
of greens.  My sister-in-law commented that the coffee was so good,
she didn't have to add quite so much sugar to her coffee (and she
usually dilutes her sugar with coffee, if you know what I mean).
I was hooked, but not being able to roast every weekend and with the
small capacity of the poppers (I had a backup by this time so I could
roast in one while the other was cooling) I started looking at methods
to roast larger quantities.  Since I hadn't had any luck with the heat
gun (I blame it on my old, old gun now), I was looking for an
affordable drum roaster and in February 2009 picked up the Behmor.
With the help of Ira's BehmorThing program, I've been able to get good
results from a wide range of different beans and I haven't looked
back.  Still frequenting the thrift stores, I picked up an
old-fashioned popcorn popper that I use to roast coffee and pop
popcorn on summer camping trips and having fresh beans, I picked up a
hand grinder and started down the path of espresso (fresh beans and a
good grinder being two of the pre-requisites there).  I was lucky
enough to attend a home roasters event at Sweet Maria's where I got
some hands on and learned a lot and since then have been roasting four
or five different origins per week instead of one or two and doing
coffee tastings at work and pulling espresso shots for friends.
I'm fighting upgradeitis now, I want an electric grinder of some
quality, a nice espresso machine, maybe a lever, but as for the beans,
there's no upgrade from Sweet Maria's, it's the tops already.
-Chris
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14) From: Allon Stern
On Nov 17, 2009, at 1:24 AM, Cameron Forde wrote:
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Gosh, thanks!
Let's see, around 1993 or so, I was working in Northern VA, but ended up living in a hotel in Palo Alto, CA for about a month, working on a project out there. In the evenings, there really wasn't much to do, but the hotel was walking distance from a downtown area; there was a coffee shop there (I think they're no longer there), with an OLD drum roaster; I've always liked coffee, and I like to experiment; It was nice sitting there, watching the beans go around. I found they had a book, Home Coffee Roasting, which I bought. I read the whole thing non-stop, and couldn't wait to try my hand roasting when I got home.
There was a coffee roaster called Gillette's Coffee, in Great Falls, VA, which I used to get my coffee from (they've since disappeared). They sold me green coffee at I think a $2 discount. A coworker of mine was also into this sort of fun - we got together at his house and tried it out with a popper. In the kitchen. Hoo boy, chaff everywhere, and apparently the place smelled like roasting coffee for a month :)  After that point, roasting was an outdoors only thing for me.
But it wasn't a regular thing. I did it sometimes, and without precision. I always roasted to 2nd crack, probably too fast, and only small batches, and usually just before brewing. All things that I don't do anymore.
I then stumbled across a coffee grinder at a pawn shop - my RR45, which I bought for $100.
With a grinder, I had to get an espresso machine, so I bought an Espresso Novo at Williams and Sonoma. Man, I overpaid. But it made better espresso than Charbucks, and I used to make coffee drinks for the whole office at "espresso o' clock", as I'd announce on the intercom.
Roasting was an occasional thing. Then a hardly ever thing. Then, I didn't roast for a long time
Then, a couple of years ago, november 2007, I started again. A friend, who is a coffee fiend, but not a homeroaster, pointed me at Sweet Marias. I immediately ordered an iRoast2, and have hardly ever purchased pre-roasted coffee since. Now I use HG+DB, and have a Z&D's that a friend gave me, and of course the IR2 that I modified with thermocouple and exhaust fan.
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15) From: Greg Hollrigel
 My home roasting started about 2 years ago.  I had been drinking coffee,
and espresso off and on, since grad school for about 15 years.  I used to
buy Peets regularly, but I started to realize that there were a lot of other
quality roasters around the country on the internet.  So I started buying
from them and noticed a great improvement in flavor and differences from
bean to bean.  Then, as we were saving for a trip to Costa Rica, I looked
through my budget and realized how much I was spending on coffee.  I started
investigating other options on the internet and stumbled on Sweet Maria's
library of home roaster information.  I spent a few days reading through the
numerous pages of information.  I pulled the plug and decided to buy a
Whirly Pop stove top popper to test the waters.
I always bought beans from Sweet Marias, and I noticed a huge improvement in
my coffee after a few tries (I just had to get past my first "french" roast,
and then an early "grassy" roast).  But after reading Tom's reviews of
different bean flavors and paying attention to my coffee, I started noticing
how the subtle flavors of coffee begin to change over just a few days.  I
was hooked.  Over a year and half or so, I was roasting up a storm on my
Whirly Pop, giving coffee to my friends and family to try and everyone was
amazed how good it was.  I have to give a huge thanks to my wife because she
put up with all of the smoke in the house on each batch.
This past summer, I noticed that the plastic gears on my Whirly Pop started
to lose their edge, either from melting or friction.  Anyway, that allowed
me to invest in a new Behmor roaster, which has dramatically improved my
roasts.  I now roast about 1-2 pounds per week for my wife and me.
Some highlights of my 2 year roasting career:
1.  Being able to share my fresh beans with my 96 year old grandmother who
lives alone.  She says that the fresh coffee has become her weekend routine
and looks forward to it every day.  I'm thankful that I found this
hobby/lifestyle and am able to bring a new experience to someone who has
lived through and experienced so much.
2.  Having a wife who can appreciate my roasting efforts.  She used to not
drink coffee (back in the Peets days).  Her coffee habit started when we
went to Hawaii and toured a coffee farm and tasted their coffee, and then
bought a few bags to bring home.  She still wouldn't drink the Peets after
the Hawaiian ran out, but then when I began roasting and could roast
"lighter" roasts, she was hooked.  Now she doesn't drink coffee from chains
anymore ... just like me.
3.  Experiencing the different flavors resulting from Tom's hard work in
sourcing beans, roasting the beans under different conditions to bring out
the flavors, making custom blends, and of course being fresh.
Until 2 years ago, I had one hobby that was, and still is, a central focus
of my life, surfing.  Now I have two.  :-)
I hope you could endure my long post if you read this far.  Happy
Thanksgiving and enjoy the journey.
Roast on
Greg

16) From: Tom Parkin
Hi Cameron,
2009/11/17 Cameron Forde :
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I got into home roasting relatively recently -- if my notes are
correct it will be my one-year roasting anniversary on the 10th of
January 2010.  I'll have to celebrate on the day by roasting something
nice :-)
My introduction to the world of home roasting happened almost entirely
by accident.  Sometime in November last year I was searching the web
for a Christmas present for my sister.  She and her partner are both
coffee-fiends, and so I wanted to get them some nice coffee.  On my
travels along the byways of the information superhighway I stumbled
over the Sweet Maria website and was transfixed: the search for the
Christmas gift became rapidly sidetracked by compulsive surfing
through the home roasting library and the huge selection of green
beans.
My interest piqued I invested in a couple of books: Kevin Knox and
Julie Sheldon Huffaker's "Coffee Basics", and Kenneth Davids' "Home
Coffee Roasting", both of which I quickly devoured.  By the time
Christmas rolled around I was eager to get started on some coffee
roasting myself.  The combination of a cheap popcorn popper from Argos
and a hand-grinder my then wife-to-be gave me on Christmas day allowed
me to get started in the New Year.  My very first roast was 75g of
Yirgacheffe, which roasted to second crack in just 5 minutes despite
the crisp January air.
Since then I've been roasting various coffees from all over the world,
and I've been very much enjoying trying getting acquainted with some
of the characteristics of the different regions.  More recently,
however, I have decided to focus on improving my roasting technique,
and with that in mind I have invested in 2kg each of Costa Rican and
Yirgacheffe greens to allow me to really concentrate on getting the
most I can out of each bean.  I'm hoping that a more mindful approach
to the roast, coupled with better temperature logging and analysis,
should yield benefits in the cup.
Home roasting has been a great voyage of discovery so far, and I think
I'm probably already drinking the best coffee I ever have, not to
mention having a lot of fun to boot :-)
Happy roasting !
Tom
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17) From: John A C Despres
Thank you, Cameron. What a very nice and generous offer!
Quality coffee has always been a passion and the quest continues to this
day.
Over ten years ago, before we were married, my girlfriend, Lea, introduced
me to friends of hers. Getting to know Ben and Nicki was a delight and a
treat. Through the conversation it was revealed Ben roasted his own coffee
and my interest was piqued. I asked how I could do that and he allowed pan
roasting works as well as oven roasting, but these methods will smoke and
stink up the house. We parted, Ben & Nicki went back their part of the
country and we ours. But I didn't forget what Ben told me and mentioned my
desire to roast my own coffee every now and then.
After we married, Lea headed out west to visit our friends and I was left
home to paint the house. I didn't mind, really; I finished the day about 8
PM, showered and walked around the corner for a pint and some excellent
Indian food. Yes, every day. In any event, my bride returned with two half
pounds of Ben's fresh home roasted coffee for me. I brewed a pot and upon
tasting it, I went weak in the knees. This was fabulous coffee.
Unbelievable, actually.
We had a new plaything in the house named Nicolas and all attention focused
on our son. However, I continued to make noise about roasting and more time
would pass.
Nicolas continued to grow and so did my wife's imagination. Father's Day
2007 I received a very nice present from my darling bride. A box full of
loose greens, some very cool coffee bean magnets and Ken Davids' book "Home
Coffee Roasting".
I read that book cover to cover and it made no sense whatsoever. None. First
what? Risk of fire? Popcorn poppers? Huh? What? I just want fresh coffee.
I really do owe Mr. Davids a thank you. Per his words and information, I
searched out a Fresh Roast 8 roaster on line. My searches brought me to
Sweet Maria's as well as some other sites long forgotten now. I was drawn to
the Sweet Maria's site for all the information it provided as well as the
best financial deal for the roaster.
In July 2007 I ordered my first roaster, a Fresh Roast 8 Plus with a sample
pack and waited eagerly like a kid awaiting delivery of his decoder ring.
It arrived in fine form and I was scared to death of it. First what? Risk of
fire?? Huh? What? I just want fresh coffee. I waited for a few days until I
screwed my courage to the sticking place and studied the directions, chose a
coffee from the sample pack - Sumatra Classic Mandheling. I measured
carefully, loaded the chamber and fired that bad devil up. Whoa... Wow...
this is cool...
First crack? Huh? No clue, so I pulled the beans when they looked like
roasted coffee. Not too dark, not light brown (but the part where they
turned yellow was pretty neat).
The guy from Sweet Maria's on the tip sheet said to let the coffee "rest"
for 24 hours before drinking it. I had no idea what that meant, but I guess
he knows his stuff...
Next afternoon, the 24 hour "resting period" expired. I was paying close
attention and could hardly contain myself. 24 hours and 5 minutes would have
destroyed me; I couldn't wait as I'd been huffing that little jar all day as
well as the previous evening. I might have carried it around in my pocket
for a while, but I don't remember so clearly, I ground the coffee, brewed
it, tasted it and my knees buckled, I felt faint, my vision blurred and the
room tilted. I couldn't believe I made this. Wow... wonderful, Sumatra
Classic Mandheling. I think it's true what they say: you never forget your
first. Sumatra Classic Mandheling... Mmmm.
I roasted for the rest of the summer with that ittle machine and upgraded to
a Gene Cafe almost exactly two years ago today, just in time for
Thanksgiving and I haven't looked back once.
That's my story and while I'm here, thanks to Tom, Maria, and the staff a
Sweet Maria's who all know their stuff.
John
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18) From: Cameron Forde
Thanks to the sixteen people who shared their coffee journey stories.
Interesting that two people mentioned seeing Zach and Dani on late
night television.
Each entrant was given a random number from 1-100 and the prize goes
to the entrant with the lowest number.  Seth Grandeau came in with
lucky number 7.  Seth, send me your postal address and I'll ship your
coffee and grinder.
Cameron
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19) From: Kris McN
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Congratulations, Seth!  Thanks to Cameron for continuing the tradition, and
happy birthday to my (getting big!) baby, Luna Bee!
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20) From: John A C Despres
Congratulations, Seth!
Thanks again, Cameron.
Happy Thanksgiving, everyone.
John
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21) From: Yakster
Great thread, congrats to Seth and thank you Cameron!
-Chris
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24) From: Seth Grandeau
Thanks, Cameron!
My address is:
87 Dickson Avenue
Arlington, MA  02474
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25) From: Kris McN
On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 10:30 AM, Brian Kamnetz  wrote:
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 Awww, thanks for asking, Brian.  I uploaded a new one on the community
album (actually, I uploaded it twice, hopefully they'll delete one for me):http://www.sweetmariascoffee.com/gallery/main.php?g2_itemIdx48You can see how much she's changed in a year.  She asked for some coffee the
other day, not surprising given how much we talk about it in such glowing
terms around here!  She wanted to try the Sweet Brown Elixir of Life for
herself.  I think she was a bit underwhelmed.  Some day, young Bee, some
day.
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27) From: Jim Couch
She is a real cutie!!!
On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 1:40 PM, Kris McN  wrote:
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28) From: denis bordeleau
I read all of the sixteen stories of this tradition offering and I can say =
that I found all of them very captivating and interesting so that I am very=
 proud of being a member of this list.     Happy Thanksgiving to al=
l members , Sweet Maria*s staff, world*s coffeee roasters and their family!=
       Denis
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De: John A C Despres 
Objet: Re: [Homeroast] Luna Bee Tradition 2
À: "A list to discuss home coffee roasting. There are rules for this list=
,  available athttp://www.sweetmarias.com/maillistinfo.html"
Date: mardi 24 Novembre 2009, 12 h 53
Congratulations, Seth!
Thanks again, Cameron.
Happy Thanksgiving, everyone.
John
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