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Tea for Two

They want to know if they can have a tea party. And at my nod, they are squirreling away for the tiny chairs and the tiny table and hauling a stool to the bookshelf where the even tinier tea set has waited a year or more to be remembered. And here one of them totters in socks on top of […]

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Summer Tea

The weather doesn’t tease so much in eastern Washington. It doesn’t dangle cloud cover and fifty degrees like a red bullfighter’s cape and then whip it away at four o’ clock.  Ta Daaa. No. In eastern Washington, it’s either blue sky and on it’s way to hot. Or already hot with blue sky. But here. […]

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Two for Tea

Two nights out of the last four our son has pleaded for a tea party. That is… The kind with tea cups. And tea. And while you’re at it, a bean burrito. The kind that calls for donning a twice-worn sweater vest, your dad as maitre d’ and seventeen towels to wipe up the oopsies. […]

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Summer School

Sometimes… it’s she who teaches. And I just get in on the peripheral. Which is what was happening here when I oopsied in on the start of their tea party and saw him in his Christmas vest from 2010 and her in a white dress that fit better in the spring. Together they’d arranged the tea cups–one […]

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