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  • Why Yes, hello again. It’s me, your esteemed host to THIS! our very own show. Yes, indeed, Liven’DIRECT! Back again at it for some more…grub.

    The scene: Awake. And it’s morning. Good morning! There’s nothing, absolutely nothing I’d like more than to share a cup, a cup of tea with you, my sweet, dear reader. I love you so truly, it makes me weep when I’m all alone. All alone and thinking about it again. So much the feels. I urge you to stay strong throughout this tea drinking seminar.

    Where? did the tea come from. Did it come from China? Yes, sort of. We are drinking NINE years OLD aged Pu-Er tea, baby. Straight from the heart of the mystic magik tea tree mountain (which) must only grow in the forest of desolate solitude, m’love. Unwrap it like a fine wine. Smell the earthy musk. Appreciate the magic of each successive steep. It’s making me weep again, GOOD LORD. (Side note: at first I typed, GOO LORD by mistake.) GOO LORD. The tea was picked up by Father and Son (yes, Dad and I) just the other day from Chinatown in Boston, MA. Chinese tea? American tea? You decide, dear one. (Why does he keep talking about ‘America’? What a loser… what's the big idea here pally.) I think. Well… I don’t know. Obsession? Something to tie all these rambles together? You decide, dear, lovely, sweetest one of all. You decide. Steep the tea. Steep it seven, eight, even nine! times. One for each year it took to get to our mouths. Then we’ll certainly, most definitely be deliriously drunk and in love. All auspicious signs are indeed in place.

    I loves ya, truly I does. Holla at mi - This is AALLEEXX LiVeN’DiReCt!ONE!TWO!THREE!FOUR!FIVE! (12345!) Signing OFF - the AIR! (Far too many exclamation points, guy. You know you can save those for greater impact, right?) Goo Lord. Peace!
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