How People Grow

How does life growth happen?  Is there a “formula” or a “plan” that one could follow to ensure a life of growth?  I am talking about our character and spiritual/relational life growth and not necessarily our physical life.  Jesus, in his parable of the fig tree, will explain to us that there is a process…

Best Coffee Shop in Traverse City (UPDATE)

Well, a few weeks ago I re-blogged a post about some of the best coffee in TC.  I reached out to the author and asked him to update his list since it was several years old.  However, Rodger V. has moved back to D-town and doesn’t feel he could give a quality update to his…

How to Pull an Espresso Shot

I’ve been drinking coffee for 23 years now.  I love it.  Black & Strong.  I am also a coffee roaster (small time) roasting about 8 lbs of coffee each week.  In today’s blog post I want to briefly talk about the ART of Pulling an Espresso shot (please note, it’s espresso, not expresso – please…