Thursday, March 01, 2012

My tea article in Sparrow Magazine


I'm excited to announce that I've had an article published in the online magazine, Sparrow.  Below are the first few lines.  You can read the full article here.  Enjoy!

My tea ritual
My fantasy tea ritual begins with a sun that always shines before I rise, involves time spent in meditation, and finishes with a perfectly laid breakfast table. That just isn’t possible for me. Instead, I raise my teacup to the idea of an honest tea ritual, one that is doable within the complexities of our lives.

Here’s my real-life tea ritual, involving the first few minutes of my workday...read the rest of this article at Sparrow Magazine

18 comments:

relevanttealeaf said...

A Excellent Article, Steph!

Rosemary said...

Kudos, Steph! Love your descriptive writing style! Love your topic!

Antiques And Teacups said...

Excellent Steph! How fun! A great article!
Ruth

Snap said...

Very nice, Stephanie! Congratulations, too!

Karen said...

Lovely article, Steph. I really enjoyed reading it while quietly sipping a cup of Pu-erh tea this afternoon. :) Congratulations to you, you have such a wonderful writing style.

Steph said...

Thx all for the encouragement.

La Tea Dah said...

I loved your article, Stephanie. I was refreshing and real. I really appreciate how you made "tea" an authentic yet simple ritual in everyday life. Great job!

Teafan said...

Cool, cool! And love that photo up top! Did you take it, or are you the model?

Steph said...

Teafan - Yep, those are my hands. The DH (dear hubby) and I worked together on that photo. It was fun, and I just love how it turned out.

Ginger said...

Congratulations!

anodyne said...

Always good to see more of your writing in any venue!

Get Natured said...

I love your tea ritual! Congrats on the article- nicely done! :-)

The Teaist / De Theeist said...

Am going off to read it now, Steph! Congratulations!!

The Teaist / De Theeist said...

Just blogged your article on your blog :) It's wonderful Steph!

Frivolitea said...

Great article! I enjoyed it.

Steph said...

Thank you again, everyone - it was scary and thrilling for me to do this!

Marilyn said...

Loved your article!

Alex Zorach said...

I really like the idea of creating your own personalized ritual, in general. It makes it much more meaningful, I think, when you deliberately create some sort of practice like that in your life.