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After the busy day I had today, ooooof – I needed my favorite tea :) I prepared a double portion for my husband and I, and I was able to be still for a half hour! I feel 100% better. I never tire of this gentle coconut and good tea taste.

I just took my last sip and I’m going to walk my dog and get in bed and read my last bit of pleasure reading for awhile (AS Byatt’s the Children’s Book – FANTASTIC – almost done). My own class starts tomorrow and I’ll be full of homework!

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I love to cook, bake, read, paint, knit, do needlework, and garden. I need my coffee, but I LOVE my tea. I work at an Art School, and attend a large public university doing post-bac work (my BA is in English). I’m interested in the liminal spaces between art and craft, the academic and the practical, the individual and community, and the old and the new. I’m currently exploring these ideas through the disciplines of education, literature, history, and psychology.

I enjoy writing tasting notes, but have decided not to numerically rate teas as of 9/14/10. For an explanation, see my looooong tasting note about Mountain Malt from the Simple Leaf.

My favorites:
Chinese black teas
A good “milk and sugar” English style black
Earl Grey (classic, and in all variations!)
Vanilla teas (classic, and in all variations!)
Jasmine, Rose, Violet and other froofy, flowery teas!
An Occasional Oolong
Flavored Rooibos
Herbal Tisanes

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Collingswood, NJ

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http://jackiemania.wordpress....

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