Jul 27, 2014


Acceptance is the universal currency of real friendship. . . .It does not warp or shape or wrench a person to be anything other than what they are.



Joan Chittister

The Friendship of Women



I have to start this newsletter off with an apology to all those...

Jul 23, 2014

I am sure many of you have been wondering where Sara has been.  You have missed that bright smiling face you see in the morning who serves you up a dose of conviviality as well as a cup of coffee.  Sara had a relapse of her leukemia, has been undergoing chemotherapy and will have a stem cell transplant in August.  We know how tight the CCR family is and that is why we are...

Jul 20, 2014

Between stimulus and response, there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.


Viktor E. Frankl

Man's Search for Meaning



We don’t have to respond the same way we always did.  What makes us...

Jul 13, 2014

You cannot give your life more days, but you can give your days more life.




Live it up…what are you waiting for Christmas? Which by the way is only a 163 days away.  Have you made your list for Santa yet?  FYI, Santa loves delivering Coastal Coffee Roasters coffee to all the good (heck even the bad)...

Jul 6, 2014

I try to remind myself that we are never promised anything, and that what control we can exert is not over the events that befall us but how we address ourselves to them.


Jeanne DuPrau

The Earth House


We may not be able to change a situation we are faced with, but we can change our own attitudes...