Coffee – that black nectar that nourishes thought, fuels creative neurons to fire, gets you “going” in the morning and keeps you thinking and writing and composing into the late evening.
But perhaps it’s the COFFEEHOUSE not the COFFEE that sparks that creativity?
Eric Weiner, author of the book “The Geography of Genius” says that “The coffeehouse is good for genius, and the Viennese coffeehouse is a classic case. Freud had his favorite coffee shop, and so did Gustav Klimt. If you walked into a coffee shop in 1903 Vienna, you might find at the same table the artist Gustav Klimt, Sigmund Freud, Leon Trotsky…”
But why would the Coffeehouse be a breeding ground for new and creative thoughts?
I am a roaster….
I am a roaster.
There….I said it…..
I AM A ROASTER!
What joy I experience as I try to coax the flavors from these green nuggets. Flavors that were lying dormant; flavors that the caring hands of farmers and their families from around the world have charged me to extract.
I am a Roaster.