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Something New—Italy & Romance

Something New—Italy & Romance
Our 40th Wedding Anniversary Celebration idea of writing down 40 things either we used to do or things we’ve never done before is moving along. Last night we added something we’ve never done before. We took our two sons and their wives to the Gold Class Cinema. (We were sad our oldest son...

Bone China Teapots

Bone China Teapots
My mother had a teapot collection back in the days when I was a tea drinker but wasn’t as interested in collecting or learning about porcelain. For the last 20 years of my life, I’ve been actively preparing and drinking tea daily, antiquing, and learning about teacups and teapots. I’m...

Secret Sterling Silver

Secret Sterling Silver
There are many things I’ve learned through my tea experience that most people know and other things that are quite obscure and what I consider “secrets.” I’m about to share one of my secrets that I can’t believe more people don’t know about. A few years ago two gentlemen...