Summer Hikes, 2014

Summer Hikes, 2014

I started the summer with two hikes on Rattlesnake Ledge Trail and another at Iron Horse State Park that are not in the list below. All of the hikes combined total over 60 miles. Besides proper clothing, One of the biggest costs is the knee pain on the way down, every...
Rattlesnake Ledge Trail

Rattlesnake Ledge Trail

I almost waited too late last Sunday to go hiking up the Rattlesnake Ledge Trail.  It was a sunny Sunday afternoon, and Washington was out in force, ready to hike, swim and otherwise make use of the Rattlesnake Lake Recreational Area.  The crowd on the trail was...
Roasting with a Behmor:  Accessories

Roasting with a Behmor: Accessories

Roasting with the Behmor, there are a couple of accessories that I can’t do without.  Of course, there’s a vacuum in the immediate area.  Our family got a new Orek upright, so I got the old Eureka.  I took the beater bar and belt out of the bottom so it...
Behmor Roast Profile

Behmor Roast Profile

    I got tired of mixed results on my Behmor, so this week, I bought a thermostat & thermo-couple from sweet marias to really nail down what’s happening with the built-in profiles, and I was surprised what I found. P1 is supposed to go to 100%...
Rocks in your Grinder

Rocks in your Grinder

If you hear something that sounds like a rock in your grinder, turn it off!!! and dump out the hopper.  If you do it fast enough, you’ll probably save your burrs.  I looked and looked and finally found this rock...