Independence Day 2008...TeaDay

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Happy 4th of July! Does tea figure in your holiday celebrations?

Yes, I am cooking out, but tea will definitely figure into my celebrating
While I may not be cooking out today, tea will figure in
Nope, not cooking out today, and tea will not be a part of my day
No votes
I am not living in the USA, but hope tea will be a part of the day
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Independence Day 2008...TeaDay

Postby Chip » Jul 4th, '08, 03:23

Happy Independence Day to those celebrating!

Yesterday...Green tea won the a landslide over green eggs and ham! :lol: So, it is official, Oolong won the Trifecta. Enjoy your victory oolong fans! You can still vote and discuss yesterday's topic.

Welcome to TeaDay everyone...please brew some tea and share what is in your cup this day...all day!

Simple TeaPoll and discussion topic...are you cooking out today and does tea figure into your plans?

As always, I am looking forward to sharing TeaDay with, bottoms up, refill, repeat often...
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Postby tenuki » Jul 4th, '08, 03:26


going to see a baseball game with my family. probably will have a hot dog. maybe even have some apple pie.

Isn't today the day we all have to drink lipton?
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Postby omegapd » Jul 4th, '08, 03:29

No to cooking and yes to tea. Tea is in the plans every day if I can work it out.

I'll be working this whole weekend. One of our busiest weekends. It falling on a Friday night does not help any. I figure I'll sleep some of the day away and get ready for a busy night. I think the kids and mom are going to the mother-in-laws a couple of hours away to eat watermelons and watch the fireworks. Wish it were me too...

Some Upton's Formosa Fannings Oolong in my cup this morning. It's different and won't replace my staple blacks (no Oolong will- sorry Victoria) but my recent Oolong samples are making for a very nice change of pace for me.

Happy 4th!

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Postby Wesli » Jul 4th, '08, 03:31

Nah, lipton was a scott.

I'm ready for inTEApendence day.
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Postby Salsero » Jul 4th, '08, 03:48

Little Piggy came out to see you all for the 4th of July. Hibiki-an Sencha Premium Shincha in Hagi yunomi with small kyusu. To make up for blabbing so much yesterday, I will rest my case today.

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Postby bi lew chun » Jul 4th, '08, 04:22

tenuki wrote:Isn't today the day we all have to drink lipton?

Okay, that was pretty funny. :D
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Postby bi lew chun » Jul 4th, '08, 04:23

Salsero wrote:Little Piggy came out to see you all for the 4th of July...

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Am I the only one who's a little afraid of that piggy?
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Postby olivierco » Jul 4th, '08, 07:23

I am not living in the USA, but tea will be a part of the day.

This morning silver needles and houjicha with my lunch.
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Postby henley » Jul 4th, '08, 08:24

We're cooking out later today but tea will still be part of our day. Cinnamon rolls are in the oven & a big pot of Organic Monk's Blend is steeping.

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Postby augie » Jul 4th, '08, 08:25

It is raining here in Indiana. :( Hopefully it will quit by the time our parade starts at 10. Going downtown to watch fireworks from DH's parking deck at work.

Not planning anything today, but tea will fit in somewhere! I smoked 2 chickens Wednesday and will probably make chicken salad & iced tea.

Have a fabulous day all, whever you are.
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Postby Riene » Jul 4th, '08, 09:08

In honor of the day, we have started out with hot tea--British PGTips. By lunch time there will be iced Luzianne tea! :P

We're grilling out burgers, hot dogs, chicken, and steaks. We've made coleslaw, baked beans, brownies, and peach cobbler. Arriving relatives are expected to bring side dishes.

Happy 4th of July!

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Postby hop_goblin » Jul 4th, '08, 09:20

Smoked chicken and iced Assam! You can't beat that.
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Postby Aphroditea » Jul 4th, '08, 09:21

Wesli wrote:
I'm ready for inTEApendence day.

Bah! I was gonna do that!

I have work today, but after that I will be heading out to a friend's place for a Cheeseburger in Paradise party. I am packing my tea and my tea gear :) An addict and his/her stash are rarely parted!

I may even attempt a gongfu session while out there - though that may prove VERY tricky.

Happy IT4....or whatever. Except for the fireworks and the cookout I am not much into this holiday. Although I am amused that the orchestra always plays the 1812 Overture which is a Russian song.......

In my cup: I think I will opt for Darjeeling this morning (British colony once, too)
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Postby olivierco » Jul 4th, '08, 09:56

Darjeeling Phuguri FTGFOP1 to close the afternoon.
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