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Two New Shows Added To SLEUTH’S AFTER HOURS Roster

You may think you know Sleuths, but you dont have a clue! For 25 years, the venerable locally-owned attraction has been presenting popular mystery dinner shows packed with comedic antics, dramatic suspense, and audience participation with restaurant-quality food, but now something totally new awaits you that promises to be great fun!

“SLEUTH’S AFTER HOURS” features a diverse array of original pre- and post-show performances to complement an evening of sleuthing for just a few dollars more. Some of the after-hours offerings are free with only a minimal drink purchase. As of this writing, guests now have the option of two entirely new events to enhance their Sleuths experience.

  • GAME ON! is an interactive game show harkening back to the golden age of television. This show makes YOU the star! Contestants are selected from the audience to compete in ten wacky games of skill and knowledge. GAME ON! is produced by 25-year Nickelodeon veteran, Bob Brandenburg, who has written, produced, and directed over 100 live game shows for theme parks, touring shows, and cruise lines, Game On! is a one-hour show which debuted on June 15, and is scheduled to run Wednesday through Saturday nights at 8 PM. Tickets are $15 per person, or just $10 added on to your Sleuths Mystery Dinner Show admission, with game show attendance required within that same week.

Game Show Producer Veteran
BOB BRANDENBERG

  • DO SPIRITS RETURN? Find out for yourself during this unique one-hour séance that connects with the tragic spirits of the infamous Waverly Hills Sanatorium. See artifacts and hear the heartbreaking stories of the ill-fated residents who are rumored to linger in eternal torment as previously featured on Ghost Hunters, Most Haunted, and Ghost Adventures. Host John Ferrentino has over 40 years of performance experience spanning the globe, including appearances on over 50 television shows. Recommended for ages 16 and up, DO SPIRITS RETURN? is being presented  weekly on Sunday nights at 8 PM.Tickets are $15 per person, or $10 added on to your Sleuths Mystery Dinner Show admission.

For more information on Sleuths Mystery Dinner Shows:

http://sleuths.com/

To learn more about Sleuths After Hours:

http://sleuths.com/afterhours

Seating is limited. Call 407-363-1985 for advance reservations (required for dinner show performances).
Ron Schneider and THE FURTHER ADVENTURES OF WALT’S FROZEN HEAD

In the previous edition of your Gram we introduced you to the quirky comedy entitled THE FURTHER ADVENTURES OF WALT’S FROZEN HEAD. At the end of that article we promised an interview with the actor who will be playing Walt…or his head, at least…and that interview appears herein, just below this brief refresher on the film:

The Further Adventures of Walts Frozen Head is an indie comedy about the unlikely friendship between the frozen head of Walt and Peter, a Magic Kingdom Cast Member. During his yearly de-thaw to oversee the direction of his company and guard his creative legacy, Walt demands to be allowed up to see his final dream, Walt Disney World. When management scoffs, he recruits Peter to kidnap him for a day in the Magic Kingdom.

Actor Ron Schneider has been cast in the title role of Walt. Schneider is known for his long history performing and writing for theme parks across America, including Disneyland, Magic Kingdom, Universal Orlando, and EPCOT, where he originated the strolling character of Dreamfinder for the Journey into Imagination pavilion.

INTERVIEW WITH RON SCHNEIDER

WG: Can you share your deliberation (if any) about whether or not to accept this role?

RON: While I thought the trailer was intriguing, there have been a number of recent crowd-funded features on Disney topics that I've found less than entertaining, so although I did not expect to be a part of any such project, I wasn't seeking such an opportunity either.

WG: What about this project ultimately caused you to accept the role?

RON: Frankly it was the quality of the writing. It's a funny script, but without taking any cheap or disrespectful shots at either Walt or the Disney Company. The story had a clear message that really resonated with me, kind of like watching an old Frank Capra movie; something true and heart-warming. At the same time it has the feeling of one of those 60s Disney comedies, like 'The Misadventures of Merlin Jones,' or 'The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes.'

Plus there's the fun of getting to play the man who inspired my life and career for the last 60 years!

WG: Do you have any trepidation about accepting this role with regards to future work opportunities or possible loss thereof with the Disney Company?

RON: Every dream I ever had about working for Disney came true long ago...and was totally surpassed. And now, at my age, I'm afraid I'm considered 'too old' and too 'old school' for the way they do things. Besides, after the way I frankly related my story in my book, 'From Dreamer to Dreamfinder,' I suspect that any bridge I might burn has long since been reduced to ashes.

WG: Did you have any trepidation about accepting this role with regards to how it might influence how you are perceived by your current employer or other theme parks?

RON: Once again, while I would dearly love to be back at work writing and producing live themed entertainment, I've been semi-retired for some time. Nowadays I get more satisfaction out of mentoring young artists and performers and passing on my experience to help them in pursuing their dreams!

WG: Anything else you want to share with our subscribers in regards to your appearance in THE FURTHER ADVENTURES OF WALT’S FROZEN HEAD?

RON: Ive been a passionate fan of Walt Disneys since the 1950s. I never could have imagined I could have been a part of anything like this. Its a wild story told with respect, humor, and a lot of love.

The majority of filming was accomplished with a stand in for the part of Walt, as casting had not yet been decided. While most of the film has already been completed, Schneiders work will soon be recorded and digitally composited into the existing footage.

We at the WANZeGRAM College Park World Headquarters are proud supporters of this project, and are hoping our Subscriber friends might join us in helping complete this ambitious underground undertaking.

Writer/Director Benjamin Lancaster shot the bulk of the movie last year, and now Orlando producer Tyler Marino is in the process of raising money for post-production costs via Kickstarter, offering rewards like tee shirts, pins, and copies of the film in exchange for donations to the project:

http://kck.st/2142J97

The campaign ends July 10, 2016.

The filmmakers anticipate a Spring 2017 completion date. If you think this project deserves to be seen, won’t you kindly make a contribution of at least $7 and earn your own listing in the film credits. Larger contributions net larger rewards such as bumper stickers, tee shirts, access to the world premiere, and even your own copy of the film. Check out the perks at Kickstarter: http://kck.st/2142J97 and make a contribution in making a bit of quirky history.

WATCH THE TRAILER

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zuLcqFhAuSA

And yes, that is popular Orlando actor Daniel Cooksley playing Peter.
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WHAT DOES IT REALLY MEAN TO “SUPPORT THE LGBT COMMUNTIY”
By Mike Dorman

I recently, in another forum, responded to a person, a longtime friend, who wondered why, in the wake of the Pulse nightmare, we had to make it about "supporting the gay community."  My response was less than warmly received, unfortunately, as I suspected it would be. What follows is not my response, which was more personal, but a simple clarification for those who may have the same question

There are those who, like some white southerners in the early 1950s and, in fact sometimes still today, will pay lip service to acceptance of a group or idea, as long as it remains "in its place," or as long as they "know their place.” This attitude is more insidious than outright, in your face dislike, because when the stab comes, as it will, one doesn't see it until it’s too late.

Another example might be those longtime law enforcement persons who are, politically correct and appropriate on the surface, while yearning for the 'good old days' when queer bashing was the weekend sport. For the record, I do not mean in any way to imply any such bias among the persons who served so heroically in the wake of the Pulse shootings, I am simply describing a particular mindset.

So, to remove all doubt about what "supporting the LGBT community" means, let me first tell you what it doesn't mean. It doesn't mean you must love all LGBT persons. Some are real assholes. A far higher percentage, however, are quite the opposite, and I generally find them to be really nice folks. It doesn't mean going downtown to demonstrate because it's an "Everyone's going to be there" occasion. So are Cinco de Mayo and St. Patrick's Day. It doesn't mean finding a gay friend to parade in front of others.

What it does mean is far simpler, yet much more concrete. To me, supporting the LGBT community means holding the sincere belief that we all have value, and that value is based on how we treat others and how we live our lives as members of the human family. Period. It means that we truly believe that as Americans we all, regardless of skin color, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, gender identity, etc, have exactly the same civil and political rights. Not more, not special dispensations, simply equal treatment under the law and in society.

This means that the legal rights and advantages society confers on marriage apply to all of us, not just those of us who are heterosexual. It means that regardless of sexual orientation you should be safe in your job, and not subject to being fired at the whim of a homophobic supervisor. On a more mundane level, it means that if you go into a bakery, you should be able to buy a cake. It means sincere belief that what diminishes any of us diminishes all of us.

It also carries with it the understanding that there is no such thing as a "gay agenda." That term was invented by the Far Right Family Research Council, not the gay community, and simply furthers lies already entrenched in certain sectors of society by pseudo-religious shamans who have used their random interpretation of the Bible to poison the minds of those who are naive enough to accept that hatred is a part of God's love.     

That about sums it up. Hope this helps if you're still on the fence.

Mike Dorman is the father of a moderately successful gay son who dabbles in Real Estate, and who is legally married to a man. Mike is also the father to a lovely daughter riddled with heterosexuality who dabbles in whale and dolphin shows and is legally married to an equally heterosexual man. The daughter has raised two sons to adulthood. The son is still raising his husband.

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Sunday, July 3
RED, HOT & BOOM
Cranes Roost Park - Altamonte Springs: 4 – 11 PM

Big Name Performers
Fireworks 9:30 PM
FREE

Sunday, July 3
BALDWIN PARK INDEPENDENCE DAY BASH
Village Center of Baldwin Park - Festival: 5:30 - 9:30 PM

Fireworks over Lake Baldwin sometime during the 9 O’clock hour
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Sunday, July 3

UNITED FOREVER

Fundraiser Party & Show to Benefit Pulse Employee Recovery Fund

Cheyenne Saloon: 3PM - 6PM

Carol Lee, Ginger Minj, Jeff Jones and 
Miss America 2004 Ericka Dunlap

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RED, WHITE & BREW - BLOCK PARTIES!
Wall St. Plaza - Downtown Orlando

$4 Sam Adams, Great Food, Outdoor Games, Tons of Giveaways, Live Music, and more!

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FIREWORKS AT THE FOUNTAIN
Lake Eola Park - Downtown Orlando: 4 -10 PM

Blankets, chairs, picnic baskets welcomed
Fireworks 9 PM
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Riverwalk - Historic Downtown Sanford: 5 - 10 PM

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LIve Music: Doubting Abby, The Supervillains, Ken-Y, Tone Loc, and Soul Asylum. Street Performers, Games, Food, Contests, Arts & Crafts Fireworks over Lake Toho sometime between 9 & 10 PM

Monday, July 4
ALL AMERICAN 4th OF JULY
Celebration Town Center

Parade through town: 9 AM
Festival 4 PM:
DJ Joe Magic, Celebration Community Chorus, and a special perfor-mance by eight-time CMA Musician of the year, Mac McAnally at 7:30 PM - Dance the night away!
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Through July 10
THE BROTHER’S SIZE
Mad Cow 8 PM & 3 PM

$38 / $35 Seniors / $31 Students
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Through July 31
AVENUE Q
Mad Cow 7:30 PM & 2:30 PM

$32 - $45
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ALICE COOPER

MAXWELL - THE LEGEND OF ZELDA

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ALAN CUMMING SINGS SAPPY SONGS

ALTON BROWN - Eat Your Science  

ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER

AMOUR   DIONNE WARWICK

FRANKIE VALLI & THE FOUR SEASONS

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THE BOSTON POPS

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Florida Theatrical Association Presents

Fairwinds Broadway In Orlando 2016/2017 Season

At Dr. Phillips Center For The Performing Arts

The ILLUNSIONISTS Live From Broadway
October 4- 9, 2016

The NATIONAL THEATRE Production Of
CURIOUS INCIDENT
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November 1 - 6, 2016

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
December 13 - 18, 2016

A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER
February 7 -12, 2017

Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID
March 7 -12, 2017

MATILDA The Musical
May 9 -14

FINDING NEVERLAND
June 6 -11

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January 11 - 29, 2017

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In the following area you will find opening dates for future attractions at various venues in the Greater Orlando Area so you may plan ahead. Emboldened listings indicate events added as of this edition of your Gram. Shows and Events opening tonight through this coming Monday are listed in the NOW PLAYING section of this edition of your Gram.

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Jonny McGovern, Frenchie Davis, Mya, Ultra Nate, Cazwell -PULSE BENEFIT
Parliament House
JESSICA HOEHN:
NAKED & AFRAID
Footlight Theatre

July 13
Kelly Morris Rowan
Winter Park Playhouse

July 15
ANYTHING GOES
Sonnentag Theatre at The Ice House

July 22
ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW Sing-A-Long Movie
The Abbey

July 23
LANCE BASS
Parliament House

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EQUIS

The Venue

July 29
I LOVE MY WIFE

Winter Park Playhouse

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SARAH LEE DOBBS SINGS THE BRITISH SONGBOOK
Footlight Theatre

July 31
BOOGIE SHOES
Breakthrough Theatre

August 3
MAXWELL
Dr. Phillip’s CFTPA

August 5
THE BIG MEAL

Mad Cow

August 12
BIG RIVER

St. Luke’s United Methodist Church
BUYER & CELLAR Mad Cow

August 13
MOWTOWN MAGIC: A TRIBUTE TO MOWTON

Wayne Densch CFTPA

August 14
ALICE COOPER
Dr. Phillip’s CFTPA

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Sordid Lives

The Parliament House

August 24 & 25
Leslie Jordan Live

The Parliament House

August 29
COMPLETE HISTORY OF AMERICA (ABRIDGED)
Osceola Arts

August 31 - September 1
DEL SHORES LIVE!

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THEATER - AVENUE Q - Extended by Popular Demand
A gang of eclectic puppets burst onto the scene in 2003 creating the worldwide phenomenon known as 
Avenue Q. Taking on the lessons of life without the fluff, these colorful characters advise their new friend Princeton on everything from getting a job and finding an apartment to hangovers and internet porn. With unforgettable numbers such as “Everyones a Little Bit Racist,” “If You Were Gay,” and “What Do You Do with a B.A. in English?” the Q puppets will have you rolling in the aisles and coming back for more.  

Dont miss your opportunity to see this winner of the rare ‘Tony Triple Crown’ – Best Musical, Best Book, and Best Score. 

PLAYING NOW - THROUGH JULY 31

Thursdays through Saturdays: 7:30 PM
Sundays: 2:30 PM
Sunday, July 31, 2:30 PM & 7:30 PM

MAD COW THEATRE
54 W. Church St

Orlando, FL 32801

$32 - $45

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THEATER - WANZIE’S LADIES OF EOLA HIGH SEAS
They’re back at it again! Everyone’s favorite gaggle of gals from downtown Orlando’s historic Eola Heights neighborhood are ready for some summer fun, so gang way as Ruby, Pearl, and Opal embark on a cruise headed for hilarious shipboard hi jinx and high drama on the high seas. Psychiatrist Dr. Robert Burroughs and a mysterious woman of a thousand faces complete the passenger manifest for a laughter-filled voyage with rough seas ahead:

Florida Theatrical Association Presents
WANZIE’S LADIES OF EOLA HIGH SEAS

Written by MICHAEL WANZIE Directed by KENNY HOWARD

Starring
Peg O’Keef Beth Marshall Sam Singhaus
Kevin Kelly Blue Star

July 7 – 18, 2016

The Ladies Will Be Sailing:
Thursday, July 7 8 PM
Friday, July 8 8 PM
Saturday, July 9 8 PM
Sunday, July 10 6:30 PM
Monday, July 11 8 PM
Friday, July 15 8 PM
Saturday, July 16 2 PM
Sunday, July 17 6 PM
Monday, July 18 8 PM

THE ABBEY
100 S. EOLA DRIVE at PINE STREET
Thornton Park/Downtown Orlando

General Admission: $20 / VIP: $35 Reserved Table Seating

Click Here for Tickets

THEATER - ORLANDO SHAKES SEASON SUBCRIPTIONS ON SALE
Passionate American musicals, bold new family dramas, laugh-out-loud hit comedies, and adventurous and boisterous Shakespeare classics comprise the 28th Season of the Orlando Shakespeare Theater Company at the Lowndes Shakespeare Theater Complex. The seven-show Signature Season includes:

  • WEST SIDE STORY

  • DR. JEKYLL & MR. HYDE

  • EVERY CHRISTMAS STORY EVER TOLD

  • BLACKBERRY WINTER

  • THE GREAT GATSBY

  • LOVES LABOUR LOST

And

  • ANTHONY And CLEOPATRA

Season tickets have been on sale since April 18. For best-available seats, new subscriber orders should be placed before individual show tickets go on sale on June 21.

A Note From Wanzie

Hey! Did you know that one of the biggest hits at Orlando Fringe 2016 - Jeff Jone’s THE ANIMATRONICANS - directed by yours truly - will present 7 Encore Performances at The Footlight Theatre November  4 - 19, 2016? 

Well, that’s a fact!

It is also a fact that tickets are already on sale, and are in fact selling fast. In fact if you were unable to obtain a ticket to see this hilarious Disney-centric comedy at Orlando Fringe - where the show sold out every performance, including the added-on Patrons Pick show - you’ll want to act fast to ensure you get a seat to see the show in November.

Factually speaking, the show stars Doug Ba’aser as John from The Carousel of Progress, James Keaton as The Polar Bear from Maelstrom, Jeff Jones as Dreamfinder from Journey Into Imagination, Josh Sinscalco as Abraham Lincoln form The Hall of Presidents, and Janine Klein as a human being. (We know, right? Quite a stretch for Janine, but she pulls it off beautifully.) 

Also a fact: You may obtain tickets right now by clicking here:

 http://www.parliamenthouse.com/footlight-tickets/

And speaking of Jeff Jones, I want to thank him for a little tip he gave me while in rehearsal for ANIMATRONICANS while at the same time alerting all my subscriber friends to an important new Kuerig coffee maker breakthrough in my life.

I love the concept and convenience of the Kuerig brewing system, especially because I live alone and only drink 2 cups of coffee a day. To be able to make just one perfect cup at a time is a big bonus to me.

But Kuerig brand K-cups are expensive, and I hate the thought that every cup I brew means more plastic being discarded.

It’s no secret that many other companies make a product with a lesser price tag that will function in a Kuerig even if that particular manufacturer is not licensed to state so on their packaging, and I have often purchased such brands.

Recently I had to replace my Kuerig and it seems the newest models have some sort of code reader in the K-cup holder that will not allow the machine to operate with any faux K-cup manufactured by any company which is not paying a royalty to Kuerig for being able to advertise their cups will work in a Kuerig.

I didn’t know that. So, awhile back I’m shopping at my favorite grocery store in the whole wide world - TRADER JOE’S - and I am delighted to discover their brand of K-cup-type coffee. The price is amazing; $4.99 for a 12-cup box - literally half the cost of Kuerig’s Green Mountain Coffee…so I buy three boxes. I get home and the next morning when I pop the Trader Joe K-cup knock-off into the machine and lower the lid to the holder, the little computer screen lights up with an alert that reads: “Error. We fucking caught you red-handed trying to use a fake K-cup from a company that is not paying us any money for the right to sell coffee compatible with this machine. Ha. Ha. No coffee for you this morning. It’s not enough we charged you over a hundred dollars for this machine, (We have to charge a lot to cover the expense of the built-in technology that doesn’t allow you to use anything but our over-priced coffee products), we will now taunt you for attempting to override our system and deny us our huge profits.”

OK, so that’s not exactly what the LED screen displayed, but when you’re anticipating your first cup of the day and a machine is basically telling you, “you’re screwed,” that’s how my mind perceived the “Error” message which actually went on to display, “Oops. This product wasn’t designed for the Kuerig Brewer. Please try one of the hundreds of pods with the Kuerig Logo.”

I returned all three boxes.

When I related this story to Jeff Jones, he gave me a valuable tip. Jeff told me the foil top a of K-cup - the part that gets punctured when you lower the cup-holder head to let water filter through - has some sort of code embedded in it if and only if the manufacturer of that product is paying a royalty to Kuerig for the right to use their name and logo on their packaging. Only the latest models of the brewing machines are equipped to read the code by a scanner in the cup-holder head. If the scanner doesn’t detect the code, it displays the “Oops” alert and will not allow the machine to dispense hot water. “BUT,” says Jeff, “all you have to do is cut the foil top off of a Kuerig-approved cup and keep it handy. Each time you place a non-approved cup into the machine, simply lay the foil cut-out over the top of it before closing the lid. The scanner will read the code on the layover and allow you to brew coffee using the unsanctioned cup.” Well, Ok, Jeff probably didn’t use the phrase “unsanctioned cup” or the word “layover” when relating this tip to me. That’s my artistic license coming into play, but you get the point. Right?

So off I go to TRADER JOE’s and re-purchase one such box of the aforementioned product. I take a paring knife out of the kitchen drawer and easily remove the foil covering from atop a discarded official K-cup. I put the fraudulent cup in the holder of the Kuerig. I simply lay the removed foil cover atop that. I close down the lid and voila! The “Brew” button lights up and I’m making coffee! And as with virtually everything Trader Joe’s sells, it’s absolutely delicious coffee at half the price of Kuerig’s brand. As an added bonus, the design of the Trader Joe’s cups accommodates the use of over 50% less plastic than a standard K-cup, opting instead for side walls made mostly of a more eco-friendly mesh material akin to that of a tea bag.

So that’s the tip from Jeff I wanted to share with you.

Now here’s a coda to the whole affair. This morning I’m opening a new box of the TRADER JOE’S coffee cups and to my surprise I notice the labeling does in fact state they are compatible with a Kuerig and the box has the damned Kuerig logo on it.  So I think to myself, “Am I crazy?” (Shut up!) So I put a cup in the holder sans the foil overlay and I get the “Oops” message again. So I’m not crazy. At least not in regards to this issue.

So, apparently TRADER JOES does in fact pay a royalty to Kuerig for use of their logo, but someone forgot to tell TRADER JOE’S that unless they incorporate this code business on their product - even though it’s advertised right on the box to be compatible - it will not function in the newest mac-daddyied-up computer-chipped version of the coffee maker.

So now I have a new mission in life. I must get to the bottom of this with the good folks at TRADER JOE’S corporate and get this situation rectified.

In the meantime just know, if you didn’t already know, it is a fact that the foil overlay thing offered up by Mr. Jones works just dandy with regards to any and every brand of faux K-cup, thereby fooling the latest and greatest Kuerig into brewing coffee from non-approved cups.

And yes, before everyone writes in to tell me I can put my own grounds into the Kuerig adaptor basket that comes with the machine, I know I can. But I don’t like to do that. I don’t like having to measure and aim first thing in the morning. I always end up with coffee grounds on the counter or the floor (I have no depth perception due to my being blind in one eye), and the coffee flavor comes through with mixed results. I want, and like to use the single-serve pre-measured cups, and with the TRADER JOE’S product and the implementation of the Jeff Jones’ hint, I can now do so with ease along with a 50% reduction in my weekly coffee expenses with no reduction in flavor.

I hope some of you find this information useful. I will keep you posted on my progress with TRADER JOE’S regarding the incompatibility issue with the latest models of the Kuerig.

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