Are You a Tea Statistic?

Tea drinking statistics abound. Have you ever wondered when you see a bunch of these statistics how you rank in relation to them? It seems to be human nature for people to do this. You might think “That statistic applies to me” or “Gee, I’m not anything like that nor do I know anyone like …

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Tea for Two

There has always been a romantic side to tea for me. It may just be because I read far too much 17th and 18th century literature in which it seems that a British courtship without tea would have been unthinkable. Back then a tea table and an elderly chaperone must have been the equivalent of …

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Tea Goes Trendy for Flavors

With the popularity of this tiny hot beverage, it’s easy for some to say that tea has gotten too trendy and that anything too trendy will come to an end.  But they said that about soap, about fast food, about hip-hop and all these things are here to stay.  Indeed, the American societal embrace of …

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