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drank Ooooh Oolong by Urban Tea
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Tea and Gratitude.

I had a bad day yesterday and I was prepared to log onto Steepster and bitch about my day today as well. Then I received a call from my husband at about 4:00 p.m. He called to assure me that I was going to see some terrible news reports, but that he was fine and would be flying back to LA tonight. My husband was on a research trip at the Reno air-show and a propeller came within 60 feet of hitting him. I’m so very, very, very, very grateful that he’s safe and coming home tonight. Yesterday was his birthday…

Ooooh Oolong is a tea that I’ve been saving (because I’m a nutter) for a time that I could really enjoy it. Today felt like the right day to finally try it. The magnolia in this tea is gorgeous and soothing. The aroma takes me back to my parents’ home in FL. My mother adored her magnolia trees and they were so fragrant in the summer. I would dangle my feet in the water off of their dock and watch the otters steal fish out of the neighbor’s nets. I’m sure that it was also super humid and that there were tons of bugs, but in my idealized mind’s eye I only smell the magnolias. This oolong is smooth, sweet, and the perfect tea for a celebration of gratitude. I’m so thankful that LiberTEAS was kind enough to share this fine tea with me. That LiberTEAS lady has been mighty good to me!

My heart goes out to the families of those who were injured, or worse lost their lives today in Reno. I vow to complain less and be far more grateful for the good life and luck I have.

Edit After my husband arrived home he told me that the propeller actually came with in 6 feet of his group, and that a guy standing 2 feet from him took a large piece of metal to the chest. That poor man.

gmathis

This summer has taught me to be deeply grateful for small and simple things like cups of tea, clean clothes, and kind acquaintances and strangers who have listened to my rants and encouraged me when I was sagging. Grateful right along with you that your husband is safe and coming home.

Indigobloom

this sounds delish!!
So glad your hubby is safe, and yet so sad for those who lost their lives :(

LiberTEAS

I’m so very glad to hear that your hubby is safe and sound. Living quite a few years in Reno, I was saddened to hear of the tragedy at the air show. My thoughts go out to those who were injured (and killed) there, as well as their families.

On a less important note, I’m happy that you’ve enjoyed the tea.

Jenn

Thank you all so much for your kindness!

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gmathis

This summer has taught me to be deeply grateful for small and simple things like cups of tea, clean clothes, and kind acquaintances and strangers who have listened to my rants and encouraged me when I was sagging. Grateful right along with you that your husband is safe and coming home.

Indigobloom

this sounds delish!!
So glad your hubby is safe, and yet so sad for those who lost their lives :(

LiberTEAS

I’m so very glad to hear that your hubby is safe and sound. Living quite a few years in Reno, I was saddened to hear of the tragedy at the air show. My thoughts go out to those who were injured (and killed) there, as well as their families.

On a less important note, I’m happy that you’ve enjoyed the tea.

Jenn

Thank you all so much for your kindness!

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I’m an animal loving vegan foodie, and a card carrying tea fanatic! Didn’t you get your card?

I typically drink my black tea with a splash of almond or coconut cream and a dash of turbinado sugar or stevia. My green teas I typically drink straight, and the same goes for most of my other teas with an occasional exception. I live on the edge!

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