Tag Archives: tea

CONSTANT COMMENT

The summer of 1959, before senior year of high school, we ventured to a beatnik coffee house. This was new and dangerous: the dark walls, jazz on a hi-fi, black-clothed, barefoot customers. . The waitress had long, straggly hair and wore no lipstick. One of us ordered espresso, cutting the bitterness with three cubes of […]

LETTER TO THE ICED TEA COMPANY

The label on my bottle of iced tea says: “If you are not completely satisfied, write to us.” All right! I’m not satisfied at all. I’m not famous, not rich, my health is regularly breaking down. Are you ready to destroy my enemies, to make up for slights, insults, frauds that I’ve endured? Will you […]