Monday, September 30, 2013

Puerto Rico

this photo came from heather kirkwood, a regular @ homer's. she writes: "Hey Dave, saw this on FB on the 'I love being Puerto Rican' page. Thanks to your blog, now every time I see or hear something coffee related, I think of your blog. he he he he he" thanks heather!

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Room For Cream?

how do you drink YOUR coffee? a new survey says whether you drink it black or with cream, coffee will reveal something about your personality! speaking of surveys, if you know the old game show pictured above that used alot of surveys you'll get double punches toward a free drink! oh, and the answer to saturday's trivia? ian.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Easy Tiger Love

our customers are warming up to the easy tiger machine. what's not to like about a vintage vending machine that sells awesome greeting cards and envelopes for one dollar???

Saturday, September 21, 2013

8-Bit Barista

i'm still having fun with the 8-bit camera app on my new smartphone. can you guess which homer's barista this is? and no, it's not me. if you know who it is you'll get double punches toward a free drink today! the answer to wednesday's trivia: rumblefish

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

I Got Something For You

yesterday michael gurau came up to the counter and said "hey dave, i got something for you." he handed me this magazine with tom waits on the cover... now let me just say that i'm happy when someone says "i got something for you," and i REALLY love it when it has something to do with tom waits. here's a little irony: tom waits appeared in a movie where he is the working stiff behind a counter. any idea what that movie is?
a) mystery men
b) the fisher king
c) rumblefish
if you know the answer you'll get double punches today (and maybe tomorrow). the answer to last week's trivia: the phone

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Omnipresent Cats

cats are everywhere... our homes, our coffee, and the radio. i own a cat. roz sent me this pic of a cat latté. and today i heard this story on the radio about internet cats.

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Back to 8-Bit

my first smartphone arrived in the mail a couple of weeks ago, and one of the first apps i downloaded was the 8-bit camera. i love high definition reversal, and the two images above reveal the difference between a normal pic and an 8-bit pic. here's another image of a familiar fixture @ homer's...

if you know what it is, you'll get double punches toward a free drink today and tomorrow! oh, and the answer to tuesday's trivia: michael mcdonald.

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Steely Dan

we're riding out the 90+ degree heat @ homer's, and listening to steely dan right now. steely dan is basically donald fagen and walter becker, with a revolving cast of studio musicians. there was another adjunct band member with a very distinctive voice who appeared on at least two records with fagen and becker. do you know who it was?
a) Peter Schilling
b) Joni Mitchell
c) Michael McDonald
double punches today if you get it right! oh and the answer to last wednesday's trivia is squeeze.

Saturday, September 7, 2013

Missed Connection

mike and shandi live on the other side of kansas, but last night they were @ homer's, and i missed them because i was doing my mondo beep thing. i wish i could be two places at once... just once.

Friday, September 6, 2013

Coffee Companion

everybody needs a companion, no one is an island. food is no different, that's why there are side orders. so what goes good with coffee? my choices are displayed above. tell a barista what you think goes good with coffee and you'll get double punches toward a free drink today!

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Mystery Coffee Song #19

 i've lost count of the mystery coffee songs we've posted on this blog, so we're giving this one an arbitrary number. it's from the 80s. if you know who did the original version of the song, you'll get double punches today! the answer to last weeks trivia is the incredible hulk.