My Life With Tea

a blog exploring the art and spirit of tea

Infused in History: A Tea Exhibit

Infused in History: A Tea Exhibit

I am pleased to be working with the Smith McDowell House Museum here in Asheville,North Carolina on an exhibit titled “Infused in History: A Tea Exhibit.” The exhibit, which opens on April 24 will feature vignettes from tea history, along with lovely artifacts such as...

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Tea with Jane Austen

Tea with Jane Austen

My daughter hopes to attend the Seventh Annual Jane Austen Summer Program at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. This is a four-day symposium which, each summer, focuses on one of Jane Austen’s works. This year the symposium is entitled “Pride and Prejudice...

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World Awareness Day Tea Workshop

World Awareness Day Tea Workshop

I recently had the opportunity to talk about tea with a group of students from my son’s high school during their World Awareness Day celebration. We all know that tea is the second most consumed beverage in the world after water. So, it seemed to me that tea would be...

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My Life With Tea

My Life With Tea

The name of my new blog makes a nod to Helen Gustafson’s memoir, The Agony of the Leaves: The Ecstasy of My Life with Tea. Her book, published in 1996, had a big impact on me when I read it sometime in the late 1990s. The lively and charmingly illustrated volume...

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