It’s time for strawberries and what better way to honor this time of year than to feature a strawberry themed teapot that I found in Raleigh a few years ago. It’s the perfect teapot for this time of year and I love the set I picked up so much.
Perfect little set for this time of year, don’t you think? Time to dig it out and brew a nice pot of tea with a hint of strawberry. Join me, will you?
“She raised her hand to cut me off. “I am aware of your epistolary flirtation. Which is all well and good–as long as it’s well and good. Before I ask you some questions, perhaps you would like some tea?”
“That would depend on what kind of tea you were offering.”
“So diffident! Suppose it was Earl Grey.”
I shook my head. “Tastes like pencil shavings.”
“I don’t drink beverages named after beheaded monarchs. It seems so tacky.”
“Might as well sip butterfly wings.”
“You can’t be serious.”
The old woman nodded her approval. “I wasn’t.”
“Because you know when a cow chews grass? And he or she chews and chews and chews? Well, green tea tastes like French-kissing that cow after it’s done chewing all that grass.”
“Would you like some mint tea?”
“Only under duress.”
I clapped my hands. “Now you’re talking!”
― David Levithan, Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares