My friend Heather recently had surgery, and while recovering, rented tons of Pixar movies. Cartoons, she confesses, her indulgence. She asked what I would have watched. Looking around, I said softly, Masterpiece Theater with, ummm, a teapot of Lapsang Souchong. Have to tell you she looked horrified, she a film school graduate working on a [...]
Archive for January, 2010
Waking up to snow, the air is soft and still, delicate. I heat the water kettle, pull snow boots over my flannels and wrap around a scarf. The wind throws open the back door. I carefully walk, slide through the snow to the table, sit down, make tea, and listen to the sounds of the [...]
My friend Alex, founder of Product Perks, and I have been working on a tea quiz to help people explore different styles of tea and teaware. It’s posted up in the corner, and I invite you to take it for a spin. I’ll be adding more explanations and changing up the teas now and then.