Author Archives: Guisepi

10 Years of the Free Tea Bus – San Diego, CA

Yes, you read right. 10 years ago on the first day of Spring, I purchased a little, empty, yellow short bus. As I drove out the driveway, I asked the woman whom I purchased her from what her name was. … Continue reading

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Winter Update – Writing Retreat! – Blythe, CA

We made it! To our winter retreat, that is. Edna Lu and I rolled into Blythe, CA just a couple days ago in perfect time to start our winter writing (finishing the Tea Bus Factory Service Manual – hopefully!). We’re … Continue reading

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Seeking Winter Writing Retreat – Southwest United States

Hello, my community! Edna Lu (the Free Tea Bus) and I are looking for a place in the SW to hunker in for a few months this winter to finish writing The Tea Bus Factory Service Manual. As many of … Continue reading

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Autumn Update – Longmont, CO

Wow, it’s been quite a while, my friends! After a few months on the West Coast without Edna Lu the teabus, Ally and I got back on a train to Arkansas, where we hunkered in for more writing and bus … Continue reading

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Spring Update – Headed to Colorado!

It’s been a while folks. I’ve been head down, writing the Tea Bus Factory Service Manual, as well as traveling without Edna for the past few months visiting friends and family out west for weddings, births, birthdays, and more. I … Continue reading

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Tour Through The South – Winter Update – Hot Springs, AR

Whew, what a tour! Edna Lu (the Tea Bus) and I just spent the last 3 months touring The South from West Virginia to Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and finally to Arkansas, where we are now. … Continue reading

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30,000th Cuppa Free Tea – Tuscaloosa, AL

A day ago, I was serving tea with great, excited nervousness. I was at Rural Studio in Newbern, AL hanging with a bunch of architecture students and teachers. When Edna Lu the Tea Bus and I arrived at this wonderful … Continue reading

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11 Years of Free Tea – Athens, GA

Every New Years Eve, I celebrate the first cups of free tea I accidentally started serving on Hollywood Blvd. in January of 2006 (read more here). As I was serving tea in downtown Athens, GA this New Years Eve, I … Continue reading

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Thankful in Floyd, VA

Every now and then I stumble into a place that I know no one, but get absorbed rather quickly. What I find in there is more community, more sharing, and more genuine human connections than I could hope for. Most … Continue reading

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Autumn Update – Tour Through the South – Blue Ridge Parkway, VA

Wow, what a busy summer! Ally, Edna, and I spent most of it (and part of Fall) working on Front Street Grocer in Thomas, WV. Throughout it all, we were able to have a little time for self, serving tea, … Continue reading

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