While hosting a Belgian friend’s daughter as an exchange student for three weeks this summer, we toured several places around town.  The Roasterie offers complimentary tours of their facility, and stands out in Kansas City not just for their premium coffee, but also because of this gal.

I may have been surprised about the pineapple, but I definitely knew that coffee grew on trees!  Here are the beans on a coffee tree at Powell Gardens. On Today’s Date in the Past: One Thing, Three Ways:  Battlin’ Bears in the NAIA Tournament A Glimpse of Downtown Did Someone Drop Some Seed?

For an updated look at Tucumcari, New Mexico, check out these posts on my new site, Everyday Wanderer Abandoned Westerner Drive-Inn Along Route 66 in Tucumcari Ranch House Cafe Along Route 66 in Tucumcari, New Mexico Next door to the abandoned Apache Motel is Kix on 66, a delightful diner with fresh, reasonably priced food. […]

“Coffee is my wake-me-up.  Tea is my hug-me-up.” ~ Sam Title You Might Also Enjoy: A Nice COLD Cuppa Other Coffee Posts

I love tea, especially green tea.  It’s full of antioxidants.  It helps keep my metabolism running high as I get old and the pounds are harder to keep off my hips, thighs, and middle.  But unlike my European friends who prefer their tea hot, I like mine over ice. As one of many perks, my […]