Category: Miscellaneous

Thanksgiving and 18 years!

Thanksgiving and 18 years!

Tomorrow JP’s celebrates 18 years of business. I am thankful for those 18 years, through the highs and the lows, the successes and the failures, […] 

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Storm in Holland, MI

Storm in Holland, MI

This storm hit Holland on July 11, 2011. I was able to shoot some great video of the storm from my 4th floor windowed office […] 

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Crier cries for JP’s

  This video shows John Karsten in his town crier costume (as well as a few other town criers standing nearby). This town crier costume […] 

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Why Starbucks can’t be the cause of your failure

Why Starbucks can’t be the cause of your failure

Dave, a regular customer at JP’s, and I were chatting today. He comes in early with laptop and papers and gets his usual coffee and […] 

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Late to the Craft party

Late to the Craft party

This post may have been seen by many in the coffee industry, but it is worth posting. If you have not seen it, get ready […] 

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Video proof – coffee addiction is genetic

Video proof – coffee addiction is genetic

It is the fault of our genes that we crave coffee! The two genes in question are labeled CYP1A2 and AHR. The former has previously […] 

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Italia per un primo timer, AKA Italy for a first timer.

Italia per un primo timer, AKA Italy for a first timer.

AKA, Italy for a first timer. This is the sight, the very place I took my first sip of an Italian espresso, made by the hands […] 

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