Sat, Nov 7, 2020 11a

This morning I shared tea with one guest, a gentle soul open to the comfort and beauty of the moment… tea.

It was a warm, sunny morning, about 65 degrees, with a gentle wind, and autumn leaves tapping against the barn roof and walls as they fell. So very different from the the cold, wet, windy October weather of the past few weeks. Wearing a mask, and observing other health and safety precautions, this barn ceremony was a protected outdoor experience!

The temae, chabitsu, with sweet potato yokan and Nara matcha. The tea flowers, burgundy mums and past their prime butterfly bush blossoms. Everything else belongs to the barn!

Rich and sweet, this opportunity was such a gift.

With gratitude,