Russ Ouellette
Some of the greatest things that happen to us seem to occur completely randomly. We accidentally meet people who quickly become good friends. Someone mentions a blend that we never heard of, and it becomes a new favorite. As my life has progressed, I’ve come to truly appreciate those oddball circumstances that come from nowhere and wind up being game-changers.

One of the things that I’ve enjoyed the most in the last thirteen years has been the friendships I’ve made through this wonderful hobby. It would be very easy to rant and rave about all the negativity because of recent events, but it’s important to me to look at the positives. My life has been so much happier and richer due to the friends I’ve made, and nothing, FDA included, can take away from that.

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