Coffee Blog

Coffee S’mores?

The top of the Keurig pod reads “S’MORES: Chocolate + graham cracker + marshmallow flavoured coffee.” Instantly my head fills with memories of a hot rich tasting s’more cookie fresh off the campfire. The chocolate is melting from the heat of the marshmallow, sweat and sweater! However, my black s’mores flavoured coffee didn’t deliver any… Continue reading Coffee S’mores?

Coffee Blog

Coffee in the throes of fall

El sol está brillante hoy pero está frió (the sun is shining but it is cold). Fall is in its full throes. It is too easy these fall days for a chill to creep into the bones. The season welcomes warm sweaters, jeans and somedays a nice scarf or a knit hat. Promises of frost… Continue reading Coffee in the throes of fall

Parenting & Other Life Stories

When the Bottom Falls Out

The Penis Chronicles presents, “When the Bottom Falls Out” My youngest boy can’t swim. The child doesn’t even float; he sinks like a boulder! Now for most of us the knowledge that we can’t swim screams out from the tiny corner of our brain, “STOP FOOL DON’T JUMP! YOU CAN’T SWIM!” However, with my son… Continue reading When the Bottom Falls Out


Scarecrow Sweepstakes

The sounds of corn stalks rustling in the breeze is familiar to the humans that live in the area. It is a typical fall sound that doesn’t gain too much attention. However, in the fields the scarecrows grow restless with anticipation because for them that soft muffled crackling sound means that it is almost time… Continue reading Scarecrow Sweepstakes

Parenting & Other Life Stories

Fall suddenly or heavily asleep

The Penis Chronicles presents, “Fall suddenly or heavily asleep.” The google definition of zonk as a verb is “1. Hit or strike 2. Fall or cause to fall suddenly and heavily asleep or lose consciousness” (February 7, 2017). My older boy has an amazing ability to zonk out; it has never been a trait I… Continue reading Fall suddenly or heavily asleep