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So here’s the story:
I spent the weekend at Tony’s, bringing all of my newly arrived Damn Fine Teas with me, which I thoroughly enjoyed sampling. As I was packing my bag to make the 5 minute drive back home (yes, we each own our own homes, 5 minutes away from each other), I dropped the tin of this tea, the lid popped off, & roughly 1/4 cup spilled out onto the floor.

At my house we have what is called the ‘5 second rule’, meaning if you pick it up quickly & dust it off, no harm done. At Tony’s house, the floors are immaculate & you could probably leave it there for a week, & still pick it up clean & drink it. BUT because I’m doing a trade with Sil, I put the ‘floor tea’ in a separate container (Tony had an empty Ahmad tin). So Sil, you can rest assured that the tea I am sending you did not come off the floor.
This also means I can drink the tea from the Ahmad container with wild abandon until it’s gone.
I made a whole pot to drink while teaching this morning. It’s pretty nice! :)

Dinosara

LOL @ floor tea

gmathis

Gives a whole new meaning to “sweepings” :)

Sil

HAHAHA but maybe i want the floor tea LOL

Terri HarpLady

OK, that can be arranged!

Terri HarpLady

If it was at my house, it would have picked up a few extra flavors, if you know what I mean!

K S

Sil – be careful what you ask for!

Sil

Hahaha. Terri’s too awesome to be mean to me

Terri HarpLady

Thanks Sil!
I’m almost never mean to anyone, LOL, but Tony & I do like to say ignorant things about people that are on TV while we’re watching.

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Dinosara

LOL @ floor tea

gmathis

Gives a whole new meaning to “sweepings” :)

Sil

HAHAHA but maybe i want the floor tea LOL

Terri HarpLady

OK, that can be arranged!

Terri HarpLady

If it was at my house, it would have picked up a few extra flavors, if you know what I mean!

K S

Sil – be careful what you ask for!

Sil

Hahaha. Terri’s too awesome to be mean to me

Terri HarpLady

Thanks Sil!
I’m almost never mean to anyone, LOL, but Tony & I do like to say ignorant things about people that are on TV while we’re watching.

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I’m so excited to have found this community! I’m a self-employed Harpist (acoustic & electric – Originals, Classical, Rock, Jazz, etc) & Singer/Songwriter. My days & nights revolve around teaching at home, playing gigs, gardening,& fixing awesome food to eat. My schedule is different everyday, but I just go with the flow, & I sip a lot of tea!

My love of Tea began with Herbals back in the 70’s. One of my favorites was a licorice blend from House of Hezekiah, an old tea shop in Kansas City. There was also a tea with mint, rose petals, chamomile, etc called Nuclear Casual Tea.
In the 80’s I gave up caffeine, chocolate, alcohol, (& a few illicit substances…), and brewed medicinal blends & tinctures to support 4 pregnancies (all children born at home). In the 90’s my love affair with green teas began when I discovered ‘The Republic of Tea’. Their beautiful teas & packaging inspired my original song, “TeaMind”, from my CD “Zen Breakfast”. If you’d like to hear the song for free, drop by my website.

In general, I drink my teas straight, but occasionally I add a pinch of Stevia & maybe some coconut or almond milk (I’m allergic to dairy, gluten, & various other things & avoid most sweets.)

I’ve explored a variety of teas:
Whites tend to be a little bland…sorry
Oolongs – wonderfully sensual
Roobios – I’m not a fan in general
Puehr – a fairly new direction for me
I’m not a huge fan of flavored teas, but I do make exceptions, & I’ll try just about anything once.

And Black Tea, Oh how I love thee!!
I am on a quest for the most wonderful breakfast cup! I will find you, my Love!

Location

St. Louis, MO

Website

http://www.harpsinger.net

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