Ode to Tea

Ode to Tea

Ode to Tea In the darkness I tiptoe toward the kitchen and draw fresh water from the ever-ready tap. The sound of water boiling warms my spirit before even the first taste. Two teaspoons of green powder – that magical substance known for healing and the alert...
A New Year and a Tree of Life

A New Year and a Tree of Life

New Traditions Years ago, when I was teaching Spanish to elementary kiddos, I taught a lesson about the Tree of Life as it related to Mayan culture. Though the Tree of Life isn’t necessarily associated with the new year, I decided to have the students write...
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