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How a caffeined-up Al Pacino threatened my home — Part III

How a caffeined-up Al Pacino threatened my home — Part III

I saw my face reflected in the mirror that looms in the foyer by the kitchen. I was tired, unshaven and looked like a derelict George Clooney in the final scenes of The Perfect Storm before the boat goes under.

August 30, 2017 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

How espresso nearly destroyed a family — Part I

How espresso nearly destroyed a family — Part I

eBay for me is a miracle of the modern marketplace. Take the frenetic otherworldly energy of the Medina in Fez Morocco and combine it with the ability to switch between worlds like Steve Jobs wanted us all to do and even the Dalai Lama risks an addiction to hunting and buying

August 3, 2017 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid, Top Box | Read More »

How my marriage survives caffeine-fueled mania — Part II

How my marriage survives caffeine-fueled mania — Part II

The following is part II of the story in which my purchase of a used once-$6,000 espresso machine off of EBay changed my life in short order. The story continues after I have committed to buying the Espresso machine unbeknownst to my wife and I am driving toward Fort Lauderdale to get it instead of heading to work.

August 3, 2017 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

How espresso nearly destroyed a family

How espresso nearly destroyed a family

I saw my face reflected in the mirror that looms in the foyer by the kitchen. I was tired, unshaven and looked like a derelict George Clooney in the final scenes of The Perfect Storm before the boat goes under.

July 29, 2015 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

How my marriage survives caffeine-fueled mania

How my marriage survives caffeine-fueled mania

So I confessed to having an affair with EBay while she was lying in bed right beside me. Then I told her the affair cost $250. She reminded me: “As a starting point”

March 31, 2013 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

How espresso nearly destroyed a family

How espresso nearly destroyed a family

eBay for me is a miracle of the modern marketplace. Take the frenetic otherworldly energy of the Medina in Fez Morocco and combine it with the ability to switch between worlds like Steve Jobs wanted us all to do and even the Dalai Lama risks an addiction to hunting and buying.

March 25, 2013 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »