the daily purge 7-20-16


After you’ve had a hard night repairing downed powerlines after a nasty storm, leading a barn raising for the local Old Order Mennonites, working on a Bible study for members of The Island of Misfit Christians, or simply pushing toothpaste back in the tube, what tastes better than a heaping cup of weapons-grade coffee? Black + Decker, proud maker of cordless drills, weed eaters and portable belt sanders also makes waffle makers, juicers, laminating machines and coffee makers. This coffee maker, by the way, makes a very good cup of





varnish remover,

hot stuff,

forty weight,


Theoretical reader writes: So, Mr. The Purging Lutheran, if this machine is so good, why get rid of it? 

Well, it’s because it had a flaw in its teeny coffee computin’ brain as did the first one we bought*. After a few months of use it wouldn’t start when programmed. Sometimes too early, other times too later but never just right, even by accident. After this one we switched brands, probably a Mr. Coffee or Caterpillar brand. I’d have to go inside and see but that’s not necessary.

Proverbs 13:4   The soul of the sluggard craves and gets nothing, while the soul of the diligent is richly supplied.



* many other deceased coffee makers and purgeables can be found at the following site. You’ll have to scroll down a bit to find the older ones. You’ll know when you get there.

===> also this is something else you might take a look at:

or not


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