CoffeeGeek is Launched

Hey. I was very remiss in not mentioning this here. But here goes, and what a lead in: How’d you like to win a $430 espresso machine? Or a $140 grinder? If you would, then head over to and check it out. Of course, I hope that you would want to check it out for more […]

Coffee: Espresso Redux

Last Thursday, I was seriously inspired, and I wrote a long rant about why I’m so coffee obsessed. One of my best rants in a year… but I’ll try to write it again. But not now. I’ve got other coffee stuff to write about. And away we go… See the cups to the right? Those […]

Got a New Grinder Today… From Baratza!

Got a new grinder in my mailbox today. I’m actually really excited about this thing. And sorry – I normally don’t make this rants thing over here at spiffle into any kind of coffee news or rant stuff (I usually rant about coffee over here), but this is a bit beyond coffee… lemme explain. But first, […]


I’ve got some news for you all. I bought another new domain name a few months back. As many of you know, I’m addicted to quality coffee (surprisingly, I’m not addicted to coffee – I can go days without – just that when I drink coffee or espresso, I demand quality coffee and espresso). Anyway, […]

Writing a Vacpot FAQ…

Ever try to write a FAQ? It’s damned hard. I always wondered why there were so many crap half assed FAQs out there in the Internet world, and now I know why… it’s hard to write a good, informative, and complete one. Currently I’m trying to co-author a FAQ for Sunbeam Coffeemasters, which are in […]