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How I spent 48 hours in Amsterdam: Espressofabriek

Housed inside a 19th century gas works is Espressofabriek. It was one of the first venues to open inside what is now a culture park. And is the first speciality coffee shop to open in the Netherlands. 48 more words

Speciality Coffee

Started from the bottom...of a coffee cup.

So, I’m not really sure how one begins a first blog post. Could go in many a direction here, but let’s keep it simple and just say welcome to this dam life. 477 more words


A weekend in Amsterdam with running shoes

When I started running 6-7 years ago, it was just for fun and good health. I had no intention of running long distances or racing , but something happened – I loved running. 726 more words


First library, first love or why I became a bookseller

Two gas pumps in upstate New York inhabit my memory the way two large stone lions do the residents of Manhattan. The gas pumps stood for years at the crossroads of Depot Street and Main Street in Sidney Center in Delaware County, New York, across from the Walsh Hotel and the Cheer Up Department Store. 890 more words