Why Do We: Exist?

If you spend any time at Café On The Park, it becomes apparent pretty quickly that the Café is intentional about about quite a lot of things. Obvious things like which espresso machine it uses, as well the not so obvious things like why they chose the ice machine they did. (Yes, even that was done ‘for a reason’.) In 2014, the library board and city council decided that it could be a good time to leverage the space that had been set aside for a café back in 2007. Coffee, tea and books go quite well together and library […]

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Worth The Wait

My mornings usually start with a stumble into the kitchen. Often I don’t bother turning on the light as I move toward my hot water heater and turn it on. I proceed to measure out coffee, set my burr grinder to the appropriate setting, and prep my pour-over of choice (currently the chemex). While I do this, I often think about how much easier it would be to make my coffee if I already had caffeine running through my veins, keeping me awake. This is the great conundrum. Making good coffee takes time; and making my first cup of coffee […]

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