If women want to learn to play hard to get, they should watch the birds. Mourning doves and downy woodpeckers are real experts at the game. The doves basically ignore their proposed mates who prance and preen and are too, too persisten...
score: 1 about 2 hours ago
You may remember that when I came home from World Tea East last fall, I was raving about some tea ice cream I had, made by Tea-rrific Ice Cream. They were just awarded all three top awards for ice cream at the Specialty Foods 2013 confe...
score: 1 about 21 hours ago
The violets are blooming. They are nestled in what passes for our backyard and in some places, there are great drifts of them Welcome, welcome! I floated a few in my tea, which I had in my violet patterned teacups. Now, if I could o...
score: 1 10 days ago
Have you ever thought about what a mass of contradictions we humans are? We must strive to better ourselves, but accept ourselves for who we are. Take pride in our accomplishments, but be humble. Work hard, but avoid stress. Eat food...
score: 1 14 days ago
Today was my first day setting the garden to rights. I was very pleased to find that almost all of the lavender survived and will be lovely in another month or so. I also found that as much as I tried, there is still some orange mint i...
score: 1 18 days ago
Oh dear, I bought 2 new teapots and 4 cups advertising Lipton Tea, complete with a picture of Sir Thomas looking lordly and a Folger's coffee tin with a Folger's puzzle inside. The cups and the Folger's go in the advertising collection ...
score: 1 19 days ago
I'm sorry, tea friends, to not be posting, but I have to take a nasty medicine for my infection and it makes my mouth and everything I eat taste disgusting. And it also upsets my stomach - which is worse, the disease or the cure? Howe...
score: 1 20 days ago
I am having one of Siam Tee's Oolongs today. It is Chaa Nang Ngam - DMS Beauty Oolong. The leaves are tightly wrapped in little balls. The packet has a dusty floral smell, with a hint of sharp library paste. I love the packets these c...
score: 1 29 days ago
Today is a lovely spring day, sun shining, birds singing and Ta Da! the peepers are peeping. They started very faintly last Thursday and they are not yet at full crescendo, but they are getting there. They are a full month later than l...
score: 1 about 1 month ago
Korean tea is very slowly making its way into the American market. For one thing, there isn't a great deal of it and it tends to be expensive. Koreans don't drink a lot of tea. They generally drink coffee or "teas" made from barley, c...
score: 1 about 1 month ago