Lemons Way

The continuing adventures of a cruising sailor/family lawyer, his wife (also a lawyer), and their young children.

17 September 2017 | San Carlos, Son.
17 September 2017 | Driving back to Marina Real
15 September 2017 | Soggy Peso
07 September 2017 | Downwind Marine, San Diego
07 September 2017 | San Diego
07 September 2017 | Coronado, CA
07 September 2017 | San Diego
05 September 2017 | Grand Canyon
02 September 2017 | Rancho Sedona RV Park
29 August 2017 | Sabino Canyon
17 June 2017 | North Sails Loft
17 June 2017 | North Sails
03 June 2017 | sea of Cortez, Mexico
03 June 2017 | Slip 18, Marina Seca
31 May 2017 | 2017 Memorial Weekend Cruise on Oz
24 May 2017 | This is happening in slip 18 at Real
20 May 2017 | Marina Real

Fresh Roasted Coffee

15 May 2010 | Boulder Canyon Place
Keith, nice out, but its not yet 8:00 a.m.
This is my fresh roasted espresso coffee beans. I moved the roaster outside so the smoke wouldn't permeate the house - I like to take the beans up pretty well into second crack. This picture also shows the ways I take it. Lately I've been using the Capresso to grind the beans into its cone as if it were about to make a pot of drip coffee, but instead of putting the water into the coffee maker and letting it brew from there, I boil it myself and then pour that into the filter (silver one, not the gold - silver lets in more of the essence). I saw this method at my new favorite coffee joint in NYC. Sadly, the capresso just can't make hot enough water and it therefore fails to extract properly. A lot of the good stuff in coffee only comes out at near boiling temperature. I think I can say that I make pretty decent cup o coffee. Today's roast will take a few days to gas completely, then its ready to go in the grinder hopper. I've got enough in there already to take me until then. It's time for Jake's walk.
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Vessel Name: Oz
Vessel Make/Model: Cascade
Hailing Port: Tucson, Arizona
About:
Keith is a 40 something year old Family Law Attorney from Tucson, Arizona who somehow managed to develop a love of sailboat cruising and adventure in spite of growing up in the desert. This blog used to be about how I become a n occasional coastal cruising sailor. [...]
Extra: Our sailing life has now come full circle back to San Carlos on the Sea Of Cortez.
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