I don’t get out much during the winter - literally! So, this year I am making efforts to enjoy winter a little more and avoid the dreaded cabin fever. We have a plot of land beside our property that is a wood lot and the landing place of yard/garden rubbish. A small trail is woven… Continue reading Tea on the Trails
While I am recovering from brain surgery on my un-ruptured brain aneurysm, tea gives me something to look forward to on a daily basis. I know it's a habit that won't harm me and one that will encourage and enlighten me during this process. Tea is comfort food to me. So, after pretty much exhausting… Continue reading What the Doctor Ordered
In my quest to drink a little less caffeine, I remembered I had a lovely Chinese green tea from Upton Tea Imports. I reached for a fine bone china, made in England with a Windsor Rose pattern. It's such a delicate pattern and seemed appropriate for the green tea and a Sunday morning. My only… Continue reading A Lovely Green Tea
It isn't until one is feeling low or unhealthy, that you realize how comforting tea really is. Last week I was diagnosed with pleurisy. After drinking my regular strong, black tea for several days, I read it was better to drink herbal tea during recovery. Well, shoot! I don't have much of that in the… Continue reading Tea and Health
This past week I discovered I have gallstones (that's plural!) and had suffered a possible gallstone attack and passed a stone. After an ultrasound and some blood tests, it was determined I should have my gallbladder removed. Well, isn't that a fine how-do-you-do and Merry Christmas! Because we're going to NY over the Christmas holiday,… Continue reading What to do, What to do!