Tuesday TeaDay 3/22/11What are you Springing for?

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Today's TeaPoll and discussion topic. Day 3 of Spring ... your first purchase of Spring will be ... ? Please share of course.

It will be TEA of multiple types!
7
24%
Tea of a singular type
5
17%
I will spring for a TeaPot
3
10%
TeaCup(s) ...
1
3%
It will be a "ROCK!" ;)
7
24%
An accessory to enhance my tea experience
1
3%
An accessory to enhance my brewing
2
7%
A Tea Book
0
No votes
Other, please share!
3
10%
 
Total votes: 29

Re: Tuesday TeaDay 3/22/11What are you Springing for?

Postby JRS22 » Mar 22nd, '11, 12:52

When O-Cha reopens I'm planning to buy some canisters. No tea until the 2011 harvest is available, unless I decide to buy some gyokuro.

In my cup this morning, a continuation of the puerh I was drinking yesterday - 2007 White Bud 250g Sheng Pu-Erh Tea Cake by Norbu Tea - a sample of which I received as a gift from a fellow Teachatter. Then the last of my 2010 Tai Ping Hou Kui from 7 Cups.
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Re: Tuesday TeaDay 3/22/11What are you Springing for?

Postby David R. » Mar 22nd, '11, 13:04

laura99 wrote:
Chip wrote:ROCK! :mrgreen:


+1!!

I am sure some tea will follow soon, but I made an order just last week before spring so I am good until the harvests start coming in.


Exactly the same here. I received my latest sencha order yesterday (plus a few delicacies).
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Re: Tuesday TeaDay 3/22/11What are you Springing for?

Postby debunix » Mar 22nd, '11, 13:24

The Rock will be on its way soon.

But realizing there were a few holes in my current tea inventory, a couple of tea orders from last year's harvests recently arrived.
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Re: Tuesday TeaDay 3/22/11What are you Springing for?

Postby Chimpie » Mar 22nd, '11, 16:11

I've already been buying some new tea cannisters and sorting out a wee Tea Shrine in my room, last year I seemed to be having a cup frenzie and this year it is tea cadddies. :roll:
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Re: Tuesday TeaDay 3/22/11What are you Springing for?

Postby Herb_Master » Mar 22nd, '11, 18:24

Spring is very slow in springing in my garden this year :o
apart from Narcissus 'Tete A Tete' which is outgrowing the slow performing Muscarii

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But my Pulsatillas are growing on and should be good for Easter :P

an early season Rosemary Flower is a pleasant addition to the front Garden

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Re: Tuesday TeaDay 3/22/11What are you Springing for?

Postby Skippyandjif » Mar 22nd, '11, 22:09

Hopefully multiple kinds of tea! My friends and I are planning a trip to Mitsuwa Market in April, and I'm crossing my fingers wishing to find some awesome tea there!

Rose congou all day today; heating up water for some lavender sencha right now.
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Re: Tuesday TeaDay 3/22/11What are you Springing for?

Postby brad4419 » Mar 22nd, '11, 22:27

Multiple teas. Spring Chinese greens with some yancha mixed in :mrgreen:
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Re: Tuesday TeaDay 3/22/11What are you Springing for?

Postby murrius » Mar 22nd, '11, 22:37

First, a new Hagi cup will Rock my world. My first spring tea for me though is usually a first flush Darjeeling and I hope this new tea year is no exception.
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Re: Tuesday TeaDay 3/22/11What are you Springing for?

Postby karmaplace » Mar 22nd, '11, 23:51

I ended the TeaDay with some honey orchid oolong from Dragon Tea House.

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karmaplace wrote:There is also a set of cups from Ralph Nuara on the way, but, I'm counting that as a winter purchase. 8)


Guess what arrived in the mail (unbelievably fast)? :lol:

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Now I'm just waiting (impatiently) for my ROCK. :mrgreen:
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Re: Tuesday TeaDay 3/22/11What are you Springing for?

Postby entropyembrace » Mar 23rd, '11, 00:04

karmaplace wrote:Guess what arrived in the mail (unbelievably fast)? :lol:

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Now I'm just waiting (impatiently) for my ROCK. :mrgreen:


is that safe? :shock:
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Re: Tuesday TeaDay 3/22/11What are you Springing for?

Postby karmaplace » Mar 23rd, '11, 00:34

entropyembrace wrote:is that safe? :shock:


Surprisingly so. :D Ralph took a photo of them balanced on his radiator heater!
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Re: Tuesday TeaDay 3/22/11What are you Springing for?

Postby Chip » Mar 23rd, '11, 02:10

Thanks for coloring our TeaDay Herb_Master and Karmaplace!

TD finished with Musashi from O-Cha.
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