After a long hiatus for Covid, I opened the tearoom last spring. I did not teach any beginner classes for 2 and a half years while the tearoom was closed. There were about 20 people on the waiting list and when I opened the new introduction to Chado class, it filled quickly. Then I …
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Something to think about the next time you are making tea for guests.
“When you are not confident at making tea, everyone is looking at you. When you are good at making tea, everyone is looking at the tea.”
I thought that I would take a few moments to look back at some posts from …
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This post previously appeared on this blog as 10 things Midorikai has taught me I have updated and expanded for the purposes of this list. The lessons from my experience still ring true today, more than ever. What about you? What are the things Chado has taught you?
Here is the list:
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My husband teases me that anything I can’t explain, I just call it magic. For example, we were talking about radio the other day. Without a network link like WiFi or Bluetooth (both magic by the way), music, discussion, storytelling all get into these boxes. How does that work? Magic!
When the sun sets, if …
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Here in the Pacific Northwest the primroses are showing a riot of color and daffodils, those happy flowers, are showing a beautiful sunny color. Everywhere nature is waking up. In my garden ferns are uncurling, and new shoots are breaking ground after the winter and it gives me hope for the world.
I never understood …
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