Category: coffee

Drown your sorrows in a Frappuccino

This is one of those things that I read and then immediately think, “This needs to be on 7WD.” Just when you think Starbucks has reached market saturation, they astound you with new locations....

Raise a cup for Leslie Buck

It’s easy to take things for granted. Take, for example, the quintessential coffee cup. It wasn’t always the quintessential coffee cup. Someone had to design it, and that someone was Leslie Buck. Mr. Buck...

Coffee as a health beverage

Coffee is my vice, so I’m always glad to read about how it’s good for me. As Wired reports: Even though several studies have found a cup-a-day habit imparts health benefits such as decreased...

A coffee consumption trinity

I love coffee, but only the old fashioned way: freshly ground beans, strongly brewed, and nothing added. Apparently I haven’t been keeping up with coffee trends. The Daily Mail introduces us to the “car-puccino”:...

Liturgy of espresso

I love liturgy. I love espresso. Now I know how to enjoy both of them at the same time, thanks to Billy Kangas (posted on beliefnet). Here’s a sample: Blessing of The Steam (Meditation...

Coffee analysis

Here’s what you need to know about coffee consumption at General Convention. The line at the Starbucks in the Marriott is usually pretty short. The espresso is tolerable. The line at the Hilton Starbucks...

The (caffeinating) power of prayer

I am always happy to contemplate the merger of two of my favorite things, Christianity and coffee. A ‘prayer cafe’ is being run by a local church in Croatia, to keep the kids coming...