Category Archives: Local Community

Have Mando, Will Travel

It’s back to North Market for this interview with Scott Brooks, Tuesday morning, December 12. Retired for a few years from his self-employed marketing career, Scott is a working musician, picking mandolin and singing, mostly at senior centers in central … Continue reading

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Rick Isbell: A Veteran Helping Heal Veterans With Words

Café Brioso set the stage for Rick and I to reunite over our cups of steaming bean. I’ve known Rick Isbell since his days serving Mike Coleman’s administration at City Hall. He was our man for veterans advocacy and rights … Continue reading

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“Here before MySpace.” Meet Walker Evans

Walker and I sat at a table in Café Brioso, Friday morning, December 8. This downtown coffee shop, on the corner of Gay & High since 2001, is a nexus for activity in Columbus, and appropriately located directly across Gay … Continue reading

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A CAFFEINE COMMUNION with Cyndi Niemela on different ways of learning

Cyndi describes herself as an intuitive healer. She practices throughout central Ohio, professionally known as Willow Niemela, providing guidance through tarot, clairvoyance, astrology, and mediumship. At our interview December 7 at Bexley Coffee Shop, Cyndi pointed out to me that … Continue reading

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Evelyn car-jacked CAFFEINE COMMUNION, and that’s OK.

 Meet Evelyn Van Til, as many of you already have, as she has been a long-standing Columbus community activist. As a resident, along with Woody, of the Weinland Park neighborhood, she’s active in the community discussions, as well as social … Continue reading

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Here is how Nick Cenci interviewed for today’s CAFFEINE COMMUNION. Will YOU be next? Connect with me and let’s talk.

Nick Cenci and I met over our cups of hot black caffeine Wednesday morning, December 6 at North Market.  Similarly to my Dec. 1 interview with Ralph Leeseberg, also at North Market, Nick has been a working musician, drumming in … Continue reading

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May I interview you for “CAFFEINE COMMUNION” publication?

So, what is “CAFFEINE COMMUNION: Encounters with Paradigm Pioneers?” It’s a meeting, face-to-face, one-on-one, over coffee or tea, in order to develop a relationship and respond to Larry Page’s challenge (speaking at the Singularity Founding Conference in 2008), “I think … Continue reading

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