Tag Archives: Tea

Weekly Photo Challenge: CONTAINERS, 3

What, after all, is a shop window but a giant container filled with merchandise that the shopkeeper hopes to sell to you? Here on display are splendid cast-iron teapots from Japan, part of a large selection offered at Teavanna, along with teas of every … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: LUNCHTIME

Oh, is this ever a fruitful (pun intended) category! Nothing I like more than to whip out the iPhone (discreetly, no flash) and take a photo of what I am about to savor, dinner, lunchtime, even breakfast. Since this week’s … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: LOST IN THE DETAILS (2)

Lost in the details, layer upon layer, here are some Japanese teapots at the Teavanna store in our Holyoke Mall: and here are the teapots, even more intricately layered, with some reflections thrown in: We’re taking a DVD class on … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: MINE

Not necessarily the most glamorous photos, but the subjects indubitably are mine! First, a nice cup of tea, green tea, for warmth and solace and contemplation: And less glamorous still, but certainly mine own — my two published books:

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Weekly Photo Challenge: ARRANGED (4)

I am sure that my Earl Grey would taste even better if I brewed it in this marvelous blue tea pot from Teavana, and sipped it slowly from one of the accompanying blue teacups. Because tea is not simply a … Continue reading

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T is for Tea Set

In the window of the new shop, Teavanna, at La Encantada, is a tea set that is quite wonderful. Look at the brilliant blue! If you are a tea drinker — as I am —wouldn’t that favorite Keemun taste even … Continue reading

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