Apparition in a Teacup

April 10, 2004



[dried tea forming the letter R]The picture on the left is a photo I took (several weeks ago) of the bottom of an empty mug of tea left overnight. The remaining tea dried to form this pattern. What does it mean? I think it is a message from God, a message for our time. And the message is: talk like a pirate.

(We’re going on vacation tomorrow for a week. Now that I’m trying to post regularly again, I thought I should let you know. Enjoy the blogs on the right, and I’ll see you when we get back.)



Jon Reid

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As an American missionary kid who grew up in Japan, I'm a child of two cultures, while not fully belonging to either. This gives me a sightly different view of the world.

6 responses to Apparition in a Teacup

  1. ….Just to let you know, “Talk Like A Pirate Day” is not until Sept. 19th. 🙂
    Enjoy your vacation!
    http://www.talklikeapirate.com/

  2. Holy cats, talklikeapirate dot com? You really can find anything on the Internet!

  3. LOL! Enjoy your vacation! We’ll miss you!

  4. Thanks, songstress and hamo — we did!

  5. This is one of the 20 to 50 funniest things I have ever seen in my life. Let us write comedy together.