Seis de Mayo, 2008


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What is your 2008 harvest order status?

What 2008 harvest order? : O
11
26%
I have preordered/ordered new harvest tea but still await delivery : (
6
14%
I have begun to receive my new harvest teas : P
14
33%
Other : /
12
28%
 
Total votes : 43

Postby Space Samurai » May 7th, '08, 00:21

henley wrote:Space, Thanx for sharing such a great story. The pic makes a cool avatar, especially w/the note from Dad in the background.


Thanks Henley, and everyone. That was the very last letter I got from him, his last words to me, in a way. "Take it to them guy. Don't let them wear you down. We love you and are proud of you." I can't think of anything better or more appropriate.
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Postby Salsero » May 7th, '08, 00:26

After this morning's little episode, I am wondering what day it will be tomorrow when we all wake up. Watching Wesli's fav show: Firefly.

I just realized I have had time for only 2 teas today: a 2006 autumnal darjeeling and an oolong. Dragged out the stuff to make matcha but remained unmatchified; and my poor adorable shincha just sitting there looking at me with puppy eyes!

It's time for the hard choices around here:
    1) get on a more rigorous TeaSchedule,
    2) hire a personal TeaTrainer, or
    3) advertise for assistants willing consume as my TeaProxies.
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Postby Space Samurai » May 7th, '08, 00:27

I'll be your Teaproxy.
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Postby Salsero » May 7th, '08, 00:52

Space Samurai wrote:I'll be your Teaproxy.


    Males Need
    Not Apply
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Postby chamekke » May 7th, '08, 01:01

Salsero wrote:
Space Samurai wrote:I'll be your Teaproxy.


    Males Need
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OK, I'll be your Teaproxy.

Double X-chromosomes... check.
Loves tea... check.

That's all you need... right? :wink:
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Postby Salsero » May 7th, '08, 01:09

One Matcha Babe hired!
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Postby Chip » May 7th, '08, 01:44

TeaTrainer...I may be your man...X and a Y and a green T chromosome.
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Postby Cinnamon Kitty » May 7th, '08, 01:50

Salsero wrote:
Space Samurai wrote:I'll be your Teaproxy.


    Males Need
    Not Apply


I am definitely not male, so as long as you have nothing against blonds, I'd be willing to be a Teaproxy.

I am finishing up my day with some iced Peach Oolong. At first, I wasn't overly impressed with this tea's flavor when I made it as hot tea, but it tastes really nice when it is cold.
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Postby ThinkingOutLoud » May 7th, '08, 03:46

Space Samurai wrote:Thanks Henley, and everyone. That was the very last letter I got from him, his last words to me, in a way. "Take it to them guy. Don't let them wear you down. We love you and are proud of you." I can't think of anything better or more appropriate.


Wow, Space, what a great story. Thanks so much for sharing. I've been OD'ing lately on John Legend's "Coming Home" and this fits right in. My husband's getting ready to retire after 23 years in, so I guess I'm feeling a little nostalgic about these things!
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Postby henley » May 7th, '08, 06:41

Salsero wrote:I just realized I have had time for only 2 teas today: It's time for the hard choices around here:
    1) get on a more rigorous TeaSchedule,
    2) hire a personal TeaTrainer, or
    3) advertise for assistants willing consume as my TeaProxies.

Or my personal favorite:

4) find TeaFairy


ThinkingOutLoud Posted: 5/7/08 3:46 am

Which kid was up?
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Postby ThinkingOutLoud » May 7th, '08, 08:06

henley wrote:
ThinkingOutLoud Posted: 5/7/08 3:46 am

Which kid was up?


Leave it to a Mom to be so perceptive! :wink: 4 year old came in at 2 or so and he and hubby started snoring in 8 part harmony (I swear it's possible). So I waved the white flag, came down for a cuppa chamomile and tried again at 4:30 in the ... guest room! :D
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Postby Salsero » May 7th, '08, 09:28

Cinnamon Kitty wrote: ... nothing against blonds ...
Let's just say hair color is not helping your application, though we do strive to be an equal opportunity fantasy.

Chip wrote:TeaTrainer...I may be your man...X and a Y and a green T chromosome.
Actually, I had you in mind when I created the position, but I doubt I could afford your rates. Your mutation toward the green has always been suspected in TeaChat. It's good to finally know the genetic details.

henley wrote:... my personal favorite:
4) find TeaFairy
Tempting, but I worry about the potential for misunderstanding.
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