Alright--haven't written in a eternity, so time to get back on the horse. Speaking of horses, let's talk about Cowboy Coffee! My wife and I are going to a great event in Amador county called the Scofield Cowboy Campfire soon (http://www.scofieldscowboycampfire.com). It's held on a ranch hosted by a serious cowboy, Ron Scofield. There's a Tri-tip BBQ, cowboy entertainment, apple pie, and COWBOY COFFEE! Cowboy coffee is the easiest coffee to make--you simply get a big pot, boil some water and put your ground coffee directly in the water. Let it brew a bit and bingo, you have a very potent and hearty cup of American history! It's the one time I'll ignore my pet peeve about grounds in coffee--fits in very well with the nostalgia of the open range, and simpler times before preparing coffee was a careful science-!