My Gongfu Tea Time Is Missing Its Chahai!

Acquiring some Yixing teapots started me looking into the whole Gongfu Tea Time thing, except that there was a part that hubby and I overlooked: the chahai! Unbeknownst to us, though, we had come up with our own version without even realizing it. First, we need to back up a bit. What’s a chahai? Well, …

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Tea Appreciation Classes with a KISS

In my former life as an IT trainer, I remember the first few days of training to become a certified Microsoft Applications trainer.  Every class started with KISS: Keep It Simple Stupid.  The premise behind the acronym is when delivering a training course to ensure that you speak in layman’s terms: speak in a language that …

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