Grind-N-Brew Suggestions?

I have had a Cuisinart Grind-and-Brew (pictured) since the mid 90’s. It has served me well, but I fear that like my recently dead carpet steamer from that same era, it is on its last legs. Recently, I arrive to set it up to find it is “off” even though it is plugged in and … Continue reading Grind-N-Brew Suggestions?


Everybody knows that songs can trigger emotional reactions. Do you have any songs that trigger a physical reaction? I do. I really like the song “My Blue Heaven.” A cover of that song wasn’t the sole reason for picking up a Smashing Pumpkins boxed set (the one with the little lunchbox handle) back in the … Continue reading Reactor

Ghostly coffee maker

Every morning, the grind-n-brew coffee maker greets me with warm, delicious coffee. It has the sort of grinder with blades that makes a loud noise. (And yes, I would have gone with a burr grinder had they been available in a consumer grind-n-brew ten years ago when I got it.) Through a freak of timing, … Continue reading Ghostly coffee maker


Please note that all blog posts before 8 April 2007 were automatically imported from LiveJournal.  To see the comments and any LiveJournal-specific extras such as polls and user icons, please find the source posting at wants to marry my coffee maker. You see, the übercoffeemaker does not merely make coffee. You put the whole beans … Continue reading Coffee!