And I'm off, like a herd of turtles!

Posted on August 13, 2015 by St. Johns Coffee | 0 Comments

This week's newsletter is going to be brief. My staff has been encouraging me to take some time off so last week when looking at the calendar, decided if I didn't do it this week, there was a good chance it would never happen.

So, I'm off on a four-day motorcycle adventure, on a route not fully defined. My goal, depending on weather, is to make it up as far as Neah Bay on the Olympic Peninsula. 

To prepare for a few days off, yesterday I roasted what I hope will be plenty of coffee for the upcoming weekend.
We continue to go through gallons upon gallons of cold-brew coffee. With the heat we've had this week, it's a refreshing alternative to hot beverages.

I stopped at a coffee shop in Packwood, WA enroute to Mt. Rainier. Was lucky to find a place who roasts their own coffee so couldn't resist getting a picture of the roaster. She's a whole lot cuter than me! :) Coffee wasn't bad either.

 

For lovers of jazz piano, this Sunday there will be another stellar concert presented by George Fendel Presents at Classic Pianos.

George Fendel Presents Singer-Pianist JOHN PROULX

John will make his third appearance in Portland where he has found a wonderfully supportive audience.John honors the classics of American song but also swings with joyous authority.

"John Proulx is the best male jazz singer of his generation."  George Fendel

When: Sunday, August 16; 7 PM

Where: Classic Pianos, 3003 SE Milwaukie Ave. (Corner of SE Milwaukie & Powell Blvd.)

Reservations: call Peggie at 503-546-5622  - Call early; seating is limited

Suggested donation: $19

Wine and sweet things at intermission, courtesy of Classic Pianos

With thanks to our angels and sponsors: Classic Pianos, St. Johns Coffee Roasters, Park Lane Suites, KMHD Jazz Radio, Kirby & Amy Allen, Susan & David Gurock, Madelle & Stan Rosenfeld, and Patrick Springer

If you're a lover of jazz, you will not be disappointed. 

Many thanks for your continued support and please keep the coffee flowing!

Mount & Crew


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