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Monday, June 6, 2011

Stepping Out






















In between the busy weekend chores, it’s nice to slip out of town on a beautiful spring afternoon. So off to the Cozy Tea Cart in Brookline, NH we went where Danielle Beaudette was hosting her Annual Summer Garden Gathering with a noontime Japanese tea ceremony. The Kaji Aso Studio did the tea honors. Interesting and informative!



As I mentioned in a past blog, http://blog.bilowzassociates.com/2011/04/stuck-on-tea.html Danielle does a great job with this tea thing. She had the place decked out with scrumptious sweets, cucumber sandwiches and two flavorful summertime teas, Pina Colada and Summer Sweet overflowing from champagne fountains (what a great idea!) as people wandered about the various vendors’ tables and spent time in the tea shop munching on more sweets.

So if you didn’t take my advice back in April, visit the Cozy Tea Cart http://www.thecozyteacart.com/ (603) 249-9111 when stepping out. There is always an event or lecture. Or just take an afternoon and spend it sampling a favorite tea.

With a busy week ahead, let’s call it a wrap for this beautiful Monday. Danielle’s reflective stone garden inspired the anonymous quote for today – it seemed like a perfect ending for the post. “Teachers who inspire realize there will always be rocks in the road ahead of us. They will be stumbling blocks or stepping stones; it all depends on how we use them.”




















 
Images of Japanese Tea Ceremony and Reflective Stone Garden from the Cozy Tea Cart, Brookline, NH taken by Ann Bilowz

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