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  • Thoughts on Tea and Monkeys

    I visited a major tea retailer a few years ago and the millennial behind the counter asked me if I’d like to try the Monkey Picked Oolong. I responded with, “I don’t know. Did the monkey wash its hands?” The millennial did not find this nearly as amusing as I did and looked at me as if I were one of those poo-flinging monkeys on YouTube.   Read More...

  • Iced, Hold the Sugar

    When it comes to tea, my first and one true love is Lipton’s on ice, unsweetened. It was a staple of my childhood and is a staple in my own household. According to my mother, the reason our family drinks its iced tea unsweetened dates back to WW II when you had to have ration stamps to buy sugar.   Read More...

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