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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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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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Wilderness First Responder Training – Orleans, CA

I had been contacted by a friend in Arcata several months ago to help get the word out about a Wilderness First Responder (WFR) course in Orleans, CA in June. The reason this course was so special, she said, was … Continue reading

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North American Tea Tour Begins! – Friday Harbor, WA

  Yep, it’s really happening – 2 or more years of traveling the land without an itinerary serving free tea and being of service. And it all began today, Spring Equinox, at Brickworks in Friday Harbor, WA. Why a free … 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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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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Welcome Home – San Juan Islands, WA

Earlier this month, Edna and I arrived in the land and amongst the community that raised me. With horse trailer (mobile shop/salvaged building material storage) in tow, we boarded the all-so-familiar ferry from Anacortes to Friday Harbor. Ahhh, the well-known … Continue reading

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Oregon Country Fair – Veneta, OR

Preparing for OCF was three weeks of hard work. I spent pretty much every waking moment at the shop working on projects in the bus: closet, woodbox/table on wheels, kitchen drawers, cabinet doors, etc (more on these to come in … Continue reading

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