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Democratic National Convention – Philadelphia, PA

Whew! This past week was a wild ride! Ally and I decided to bring Edna Lu the Free Tea Bus to the DNC both for personal reasons, as well as to make sure people stayed hydrated and cool, while performing … Continue reading

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Mother Earth News Fair and More! – Asheville, NC

About 5 years ago Mother Earth News wrote an online article about the Free Tea Bus entitled “Free Tea Parties Build Strong Communities.” It was well received and I was happy to have caught the eyes of such a publication. … Continue reading

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Spring Update 2016 – Efland, NC

Ah, with the new growth of spring comes another year of Edna and my 2+ Year North American Tour. Eight years ago today, I purchased Edna, knowing she would be built out into a mobile free teahouse, and eventually travel … Continue reading

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International Herb Symposium – Wheaton College – Norton, MA

What an unusual weekend! Ally, Edna Lu the teabus, and I spent almost a month making our way from Austin to Boston for the International Herb Symposium. The whole trip was interesting because on one hand I had committed to … Continue reading

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Austin to Boston – The Road, USA

  Traveling far fast is not part of my modus operandi. The longer I stuck around Austin, the less time I knew I had to travel the 2,000+ miles to the Boston area for the International Herb Symposium. Ally, Edna … Continue reading

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25,000 Cups of Free Tea – Flagstaff, AZ

Another milestone is upon us! On Friday evening we served our 25,000th cuppa free tea at the First Friday Artwalk in Flagstaff. As we set up for the evening, we only had 30 cups to go, and I was a … Continue reading

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Summer Update – San Juan Capistrano, CA

Another season is upon us. It seems like they just keep rolling through. I guess time does fly when you’re having fun… Since our last update in Spring, Edna and I haven’t traveled too far or served an enormous amount … Continue reading

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Announcing our North American Tour! – North America, Earth

  Yes, folks, you read it correctly – we (Edna Lu the tea bus and myself) are starting our BIG journey. Five years ago when I purchased Edna, I knew I had to finish building her and take off on … Continue reading

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Free Tea Bus Interview – Palo Alto, CA

What a better way to bring in the new year than with a fun little video. Shot and edited by a Stanford University woman named Rosie Cima, who I met in early 2012 in Palo Alto. It’s fun!

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Touch-a-Truck – Friday Harbor Elementary – WA

My friend Jason from Island Rec invited Edna and I to participate in an Event called Touch-a-Truck. Every year Island Rec brings all sorts of fire trucks, police cars, dump trucks, ambulances, and other cool vehicles to my old elementary … Continue reading

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