Igitur non dormiamus sicut ceteri.

St. Kaldi, Pray For Us

Ok, Kaldi, the mythical goat farmer who introduced coffee to Sufi monks, is not a saint.  However, I hold him in high regard for bringing us further proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy and it is thus I have always had a fondness for the ritual and tradition of Ethiopian coffee.

Ethiopia has a rich tradition of coffee and it is from there that God delivered his bean-sized grace throughout the world.  Recently this tradition was celebrated at the Northwest African American Museum with the smells and bells to entice all the sense.  Wish I could have been there, but do please read the report from the Seattle Times.

For all other folks in the Pacific Northwest, please do get a pound of Wandering Goat and send it on my way.  Thank you kindly!

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  1. You know I’ve drunk alot of coffee, including some home made brew from trees in our back yard (the remnant of a cocoa estate), and I’m still a nescafe man. Bu if you ever get your hands on cafe “Trinite” – dark roasted Caribbean ground coffee you could let me know what you think.

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    17 February, 2010 at 12:51 pm