So there is this glass…

The poets have written about the world as a space that the mind fills up like a glass that we fill with water. It exists, objectively, but it only means what we make it mean. So the objective world becomes filled with our ideas of it… Wallace Stevens was particularly involved in exploring how the…

A Little Coffee & Transcendence

…this fascination with time could be highly personal, but it isn’t. Looking at the ways that the past seeps into the present, spinning there like an undertow, even while the present washes out to sea whatever sandcastles we’ve cobbled on the shore – the act of swimming against the tide could be us trying to…

A Sip Through Time

  In poetry, there is a certain palpability to memory. The past takes on a physicality – a presence. Even in evocations of spring, there is the sharp tang of memory the clings to the shape of the new rose bud. It’s as if, in the mouth of the poet, a world can be remade…

Coffee Shop Reflections: Flavor Adventurers

Behind the counter of a coffee shop a person encounters many different attitudes and approaches to drinking coffee. One of the most remarkable and inspiring trends that we have seen at Sagebrush is just how willing people are to take a chance and try something new. Customers often come in with a drink in mind…