Tagged with tea

Book report #24 (2017)

The Republic of Love, by Carol Shields. Pub 1992. This is one of my Desert Island books, one that I have read and reread and never tire of. It seemed ideal for this book project, as it fulfills both the “book that was published when I was half the age I am now” (which seems … Continue reading

Item #5 – Denali Mug

Mugs are familiar keepsakes from tourist locations and travels everywhere. I have a few, but this one is my most precious and the oldest. As shown, it comes from Denali National Park, the centre point of my 6-week road trip in 1993 from Vancouver, through Yukon and around Alaska, and back through Alberta to home. … Continue reading

Lake Morning

I awake gently to the sounds of silence. There is light already, albeit faint, and a part of me nudges towards a return to sleep. I lay still for a few moments, my only movement my blinking eyes. As I wait. There it is – the first chirp or twitter of a smallish critter. The … Continue reading

Tea for one, two or more

I’ve been a tea drinker since my earliest years (back in the days when moms didn’t pay as much attention to the caffeine intake of their children). The early tea comrade in my life was my Aunt Jan. I remember when she used to visit and my mom would make a pot of tea in … Continue reading