Tea Kettle Philosophy ― My First Job

Another round of head-spinning thoughts and ideas swirl in my brain as the kettle heats. This time it was about my first job, something I’m sure many of you can relate to. It takes about 10 minutes for the water to reach a boil, just what is needed to steep up that strong black tea …

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Tea – The Disreputable Drink?

Over the centuries tea has been many things to many people. Early on, in Asia, it was mostly the drink of emperors and other nobility. When it first came to Europe it was so expensive, due in large part to relatively scarce supplies, that no one but the rich and powerful could afford it. Even …

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