Tuesday, March 27, 2012

tea Tee té

this is a close close up
of one of my favorite teas
the Copper Knot Hongcha Black Tea
from Teavana.com
a bit pricey but worth it


Copper Knot Hongcha Black Tea


my little Tea corner at work

"The heaven of modern humanity is indeed shattered in the Cyclopean struggle for wealth and power. The world is groping in the shadow of egotism and vulgarity. Knowledge is bought through a bad conscience, benevolence practiced for the sake of utility. The East and the West, like two dragons tossed in a sea of ferment, in vain strive to regain the jewel of life. We need a Niuka again to repair the grand devastation; we await the great Avatar. Meanwhile, let us have a sip of tea. The afternoon glow is brightening the bamboos, the fountains are bubbling with delight, the soughing of the pines is heard in our kettle. Let us dream of evanescence, and linger in the beautiful foolishness of things." ~The Book of Tea by Kakuzo Okakura
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