September 19, 2018

To flow is to breathe,
Each sip each word a blessing,
Time and time again.

August 8, 2018

Each leaf a story,
Bittersweet from hot to cold,
One sip one lesson!

July 8, 2018

In dirt, shade and stone,
You taste of love and light,
From earth to heaven.

June 26, 2018

“You will never be able to escape from your heart.

So it’s better to listen to what it has to say.” 

~ Paulo Coelho

...and my heart says, "drink Xinyang Mao Jian!"

I'm one of the lucky ones. Not only do I get to prepare tea and enjoy it multiple times a day, but I have co...

April 9, 2018

"Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the world earth revolves—slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future." 

~ Thich Nhat Hanh

In the early morning, when the world seems to stand still, put a few tea leaves in a bowl and pour water o...

April 8, 2018

Tea is more than a beverage. Discovered over 5000 years ago in China, it was first consumed as medicine, up until the Tang Dynasty when it became an art form. During that time in 780 A.D., Lu Yu, the tea sage, authored the Cha Ching, or The Classic of Tea. In his...

March 4, 2018

Early morning scent,

Each leaf unfurls calm and sweet,

Sip slowly with me.

February 14, 2018

Beautiful this day,
Let the leaves fall where they may,
Feast your eyes on this!