Just got back from a week off (that was more needed than I ever could have imagined…just ask my team) and really have a lot to get done before I fly to California for a week of business/trade show work! It never ceases to amaze me how diverse each day is for me…just finished addressing a “code one” for an employee that was injured, after reviewing our fall catalog lay out and then getting ready for a sales call to a large account all day in Boston for tomorrow. The number of hats that I put on in a day is really fun but you have to be able to change direction on a dime. Thank heavens I am in the tea business, if I didn’t have that relaxing cup of tea to look forward to throughout my day, well who knows……got to run!
For me, leafing through a recently-released compendium of teas with many first-flush single-origin varieties is akin to salivating over those luscious photos of vegetables in a seed-seller’s catalogue: Each entry promising something new, summoning a hopeful if guarded belief in Nature and the growing conditions of my garden. What will the … Continue reading