Wake Up and Smell the Coffee

Melitta Pour-Over
But First, Coffee What’s the first thought that enters your mind when you wake up in the morning? For me, it’s “I need coffee.” For many of us, the reality of a new day doesn’t begin until we’ve had our first cup of coffee. In my case, it’s at least two cups before I start

Welcome to the Rock!

San Francisco’s Alcatraz Island Ever since seeing Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage and Ed Harris in the 1996 thriller, The Rock, I’ve been dying to get to San Francisco’s Alcatraz Island. From the shoreline, Alcatraz Island doesn’t look too far away, in fact, it looks kinda small and eerie