Lately, I feel like a super-taster, but with smell. Today I was so lucky to visit a tea farm and also be given some amazing wines and whiskey to observe; all of which touched my senses in a way I CAN describe, and well. Almost a year and a half back, I quit smoking. It’s […]Read More It’s all coming back to me, now. Aromatics, that is.
As I sit in a coffee house in Amman, Jordan, working, I am given to reminisce on my history with such places. A history that goes back 24 years. In 1994, I was fifteen years old. Lucky kid. The nineties (aka the best decade) were just a less sloppy, less overdosed version of the […]Read More Coffee House Love
The Coffee world. The final frontier. These are the voyages that surprise and delight us. Today started like any other. Driving until 4:30 am to fix a problem that wasn’t a problem due to someone’s lack of understanding or problem solving skills. It’s not that persons fault. We are only equipped with the ability to […]Read More Why We Build a Wall, or, The Connections We Make that Make the World So Small
Back in September, Knoxville went through a Sensory Panel Training. I was honored to be a part of this training, facilitated by Amy Trail of Sensory Spectrum and Shannon. These events require more prep than I could have imagined. Luckily, Sensory Spectrum provided much of the items pre-prepped, like all of the cups labeled with […]Read More Knoxville Sensory Panel Training