Recently we discussed the superb Oakland Coffee beans, but the types of beans matter in the finished cup. Most people likely know about Arabica and Robusta beans, but there are many others. Coffee is one of the most widely consumed beverages in the world, with a reported 2.25 billion cups of coffee consumed every day […]
Dad to two boys living in rural farm country.
Oakland Coffee Still The Best?
We recently received some coffee samples from AmazonFresh and Intelligentsia. I received a gift of Volcanica coffee last year too. This made me wonder if Oakland Coffee is still the best coffee? I went into this with an open mind expressively with Intelligentsia as I have heard many good things about them, but they all […]
We recently added Mastodon as one of our social media networks but it has quickly become our favorite. Initially, we both set up Mastodon accounts after Twitter started to have fewer and fewer interactions and with more bots running rampant recently. Mastodon is a social network that has been gaining popularity in recent years due […]
Football Season Is Back
Today marks the start of football season. Well sort of the start of pre season football. One more month until regular season starts on September 5th when the Bears take on the Packers while pre season games suck anything is better than no games. Spring and Summer has lasted too long. It is finally almost […]
We have been drinking Oakland Coffee Works for almost two years now. This is the longest I have only drank one brand of coffee as I used to change up the brands every so often to give myself a variety but I do not have that need anymore. We primarily drink Guapa Chlapas, a single origin […]
Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The TV series “Thirteen Reasons Why” follows the classmates of a teenage girl that took her own life as they unravel the mysteries that led up to her death. As expected, this has lead to an increase in the discussion around suicide. While both teen suicide— and suicide, in general—is a big problem, the National […]