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Poll

Do you drink coffee?

Yes, I drink Coffee
25 (56.8%)
No, I don't drink Coffee
19 (43.2%)

Total Members Voted: 0

Voting closed: March 07, 2007, 06:11:15 PM

Coffee Anyone?

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Online Al

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« Reply #15 on: February 21, 2007, 10:21:48 PM »
Homero, sounds like you've had a bad day.  Sorry.  

You can poop on coffee but you are REALLY going out on a limb and sawing it off with you on it when you poop on Louis L'Amour!  To each his own but PLEASE!

I'll bet you that more truck drivers, equipment operators, lab workers, etc., etc.  read Louis L'Amour than any other author.  

No telling who may be among the Louis L'Amour fans!  

Trying to look out for you,
Al

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Offline TexasGirl

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« Reply #16 on: February 21, 2007, 10:37:04 PM »
Daryl, I thought I was the only person who drank hot jello.  Strawberry, please.
As a matter of fact, I _do_ have an opinion on that....

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SHANEA

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« Reply #17 on: February 21, 2007, 10:46:32 PM »
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Shane, I agree with you about the Kona coffee, it is good. Expensive though.


But I bet it was a lot cheaper in Hawaii where you were.  You did bring me back a 100lb sack didn't you?  Gratis?

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Offline homerboy2u

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« Reply #18 on: February 21, 2007, 11:08:08 PM »
No No No: No bad day here......don't get me wrong: I love Louie L'armor's writting.  That is beyond the point.

 Getting back on track here:

  What i meant , was that i even got inspired by reading in one of his novel, how he described how coffee tasted like. it was inspiring enough for me  to go ahead and taste coffee one last time...still no success.

  Long live Louie L'amor novels :!: ...Al.

How are we doing on the poll?
56% Yes
43% No

.....so far.
Stay thirsty, my friends.

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Offline Daryl

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« Reply #19 on: February 22, 2007, 07:01:15 AM »
Quote from: "TexasGirl"
Daryl, I thought I was the only person who drank hot jello.  Strawberry, please.

Thanks for chiming in TG.  

I was starting to feel lonely among all these bean addicts  :lol:  :lol:
Don't worry about getting lost.  You're biodegradable

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SHANEA

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« Reply #20 on: February 22, 2007, 09:31:04 AM »
Sitting here drinking my 2nd cup of coffee out of a www.virtualbigbend. com coffee mug and wondering where CJACOB is at?  He hasn't filed a trip report or posted any pictures or posted his magic recipe for a trail mix that he concocts.  

http://www.cafepress.com/virtualbigbend.51113085

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Offline Boojum1

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« Reply #21 on: February 22, 2007, 10:23:06 AM »
Most definitely a coffee drinker here, but didn't begin until age 27 (it was a music festival, and sleep was expendable).  Fresh morning coffee was the inspiration for my first single burner stove.  I could easily graze or open up a can of something for a backpacking meal, but coffee in camp is a must.  Can't stand instant, though.  

Coffee rule #1:  It doesn't take much water to make coffee.  

Best coffee:  Puerto Rican, ground, off the shelf at whatever store you find, $2 a pound (in PR).

Next best:  Community Coffee, dark roast.

On special occasions: fresh roasted beans from SB(sometimes tastes burnt) or HEB.  In Austin, Ruta Maya beans.
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Offline presidio

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« Reply #22 on: February 22, 2007, 10:36:12 AM »
Quote from: "SHANEA"
But I bet it was a lot cheaper in Hawaii where you were.  You did bring me back a 100lb sack didn't you?  Gratis?


It isn't. You just don't have to pay for shipping if you're in HI when buying it.
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« Reply #23 on: February 22, 2007, 08:20:31 PM »
Like Boojum, I'm a fan of Community Dark Roast sans any additives, and enjoyed it each morning as part of a long commute to the office.  New Year's was a time for me to make some big changes, so I traded my job with the long commute (80 miles each way) for one 2 miles from the house, and some of the windshield time for time walking on the track and hopefully soon, some tee times.  I've lost 16 pounds so far by walking and slightly altering my diet and also decided just this week to eliminate most of the caffeine.  I miss the aroma in the morning, but like Richard, I don't feel any benefit from caffeine so don't anticipate any withdrawal symptoms.

But I'm sure I'll still enjoy a cup from time to time and hopefully around a blazing campstove with some of you at the Park.

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Online Al

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« Reply #24 on: February 22, 2007, 11:35:23 PM »
Quote from: "homerboy2u2"


  Long live Louie L'amor novels :!: ...Al.



Ditto!

Al

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Online Al

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« Reply #25 on: February 22, 2007, 11:36:48 PM »
Ray, sounds like a great lifestyle change! What you going to do in Ecuador?

Al

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Ray52

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« Reply #26 on: February 23, 2007, 12:04:15 AM »
Yeah Al, I think I got it right this time....the sad thing is I could've done this several years ago.  But no use fretting now about things I can't change.

My church helps support a mission in Ecuador and a group of us are going down to help with a construction project.  My son was there 2 years ago and insists that I can't miss this opportunity.  I'm very excited about it and this activity, along with a planned backpacking trip in Big Bend in the fall are the main motivation for my weight loss.  

But to steer this back on topic, I also look forward to some fine South American coffee right near the source :!:  Any recommendations??

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Online Al

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« Reply #27 on: February 23, 2007, 07:49:40 AM »
I've got a friend who used to be one of my BiBe travel buds for many years.  He started to go to Ecuador instead a couple of years ago.  Now he's buying a place in southern Ecuador and is retiring there.  He just loves it.  He figures for a couple of thousand a month he can live there in comfort with a housekeeper and groundskeeper, etc.  He will have high speed internet access and plans to use Vontage so that he can telephone back to the US for "free".  I have no desire to do the same but it's interesting watching him.

I don't know anything about Ecuador's coffee.  But I'd check custom requirements and buy some at the source for sure.  

Al

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Offline Voni

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« Reply #28 on: February 23, 2007, 08:10:55 AM »
I LOVE coffee.  I tried to give it up years ago when my doctor advised me that it could be harmful, but I just couldn't.  Strong and black is best.

NOW, I'm reading about the actual health benefits of coffee.  And feeling virtuous ; )

http://www.healthcastle.com/coffee.shtml

Any kind works for me but I have to say, when Ara shared his fresh hand roasted coffee I had to tell him that was Ambrosia!  To call it coffee doesn't do it justice.

Voni
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Offline homerboy2u

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« Reply #29 on: February 23, 2007, 08:53:32 AM »
Still 56% Yes 43% No.....that difference of 4 , has not moved in a while.
Stay thirsty, my friends.

 


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