Tamp This

May 24, 2009, 6:18 pm
Filed under: coffee nonsense

Large scale coffee events have been happening all around me.

Here’s what I’ve been up to…

USBC~Portland, OR March 2009

usbc 4th machine

owens and I working the 4th machine for Ritual, I was cheering on my girl, Renee who competed in her first USBC and came in 10th!  I’m so  proud of her. photo by twitchy.org

Road Trip to AZ (with Owens and Scott Lucey) March 2009

roadtrip coffee

preparing coffee in the rental… heated water with a vac pot burner, ground coffee by hand in the Hario mill, then pour-over in the Hario V60, we had coffees from all the best at the USBC! photo by slucey

WEDDING!! March 14, 2009~Bisbee, AZ

the ring

We were married by the amazing Peter G with a small group of our friends and family, it was an amazing weekend! photo by my dad

Honeymoon~ Niagra Falls and Toronto, Canada


a view from our hotel room, photo by owens

Move to LA!! (part one; from San Francisco)

Our new room mate…


it’s a real tropical saloon ’round here…photo by tonx

WBC/Wedding Reception/SCAA~Atlanta, GA April 2009


We had our wedding reception at Octane in Atlanta during SCAA/WBC.  It was a great event, thanks again to all of our sponsors! and a big thanks to Reg Barber for taking this photo and making us this awesome knock box!

Congrats again to Gwilym, our new World Barista Champ!

owens and gwilym

Owens working at Gwilym’s cart during our December visit to London

Move to LA!! (part two; from Atlanta)

IntelliVenice opening party.  This happened 2 days ago, and I’m still recovering.

venice party

photo by tonx..  it stayed this busy until the party shut down at 1am!

New Venice cafe OPENS SOON!!  This cafe is going to be out of control awesome, and I am stoked to be a part of it.


La Marzocco GS2 that owens and I will be working on, thanks to terryz and the espressoparts team! photo by lC

Now that we are settling in, I will post more.  Things at the cafe will be so amazing there will be lots to write about!


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My sweet darling has had a very busy life indeed! Doesn’t sound like it’s gonna slow down any time soon, either!! Take care of yourself, love!

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