Tea of the Day: Black Tea by Lipton
Description: Savor the original, delicious taste enjoyed by discriminating tea connoisseurs for more than a century. Orange pekoe, and pekoe cut black tea is the ideal blend for the perfect cup of tea
Strong, slightly orangey smell. Same when steeped
Liquor is dark chocolaty brown in the cup
smooth, slightly citrus, slightly sweet flavor
Adding sugar deepens the flavor and adds a smokey tone to the tea
Tea Rating: 3/5
This world can be a lonely place
Some people even argue that while you can have people around you in your life, your journey is your own, never to truly be shared with anyone. You’re born alone, you die alone.
To some degree that idea has merit. Two people can be a part of the exact same event and view it differently, take away different memories, put a different emphasis on it.
But, I I also think that the “born alone, die alone” concept is missing something important
We as humans are all seeking connection, on some level, all the time. Why would we seek it if it’s not possible to share with anyone else?
I also think that while many people seek connection, they also often shy away from the deep connection that would allow them to truly share their experiences with someone else.
I can understand why: to be deeply connected with someone is a terrifying experience as it’s not a one way street. When you truly understand someone, they are able to understand you equally as well. You give as much as you get and for many people (particularly with the “me me me” mentality of this digital age) that concept is abhorrent, to say the least.
But, as much at it is scary to know that there is someone (or multiple someones as you can have deep friendships as well as romantic relationships) who knows what you mean versus what you say, knows all of the things you don’t normally let out and could lay you bare for all the world to see, it is also deeply satisfying. To not have to explain yourself or worry that you are misunderstood means that around this person you are truly free to relax
Personally, I can’t think of anything better than that.
Make tea, not war. ~Monty Python