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  •  Give Peace a Chance (9+ / 0-)
    John Lennon, October 9. 1940 - December 8, 1980
    The Tea Maker
    Yoko Ono

    John and I are in our Dakota kitchen in the middle of the night. Three cats — Sasha, Micha and Charo — are looking up at John, who is making tea for us two.

    Sasha is all white, Micha is all black. They are both gorgeous, classy Persian cats. Charo, on the other hand, is a mutt. John used to have a special love for Charo. “You’ve got a funny face, Charo!” he would say, and pat her.

    “Yoko, Yoko, you’re supposed to first put the tea bags in, and then the hot water.” John took the role of the tea maker, for being English. So I gave up doing it.

    It was nice to be up in the middle of the night, when there was no sound in the house, and sip the tea John would make. One night, however, John said: “I was talking to Aunt Mimi this afternoon and she says you are supposed to put the hot water in first. Then the tea bag. I could swear she taught me to put the tea bag in first, but ...”

    “So all this time, we were doing it wrong?”

    “Yeah ...”

    We both cracked up. That was in 1980. Neither of us knew that it was to be the last year of our life together.


    "Information is power. But like all power there are those who want to keep it for themselves" Aaron Swartz, 1986 - 2013
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    by TheMomCat on Sat Dec 07, 2013 at 07:32:00 PM PST

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