Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Year of the Rabbit.

On Feb 3rd 2011 the Year of the Rabbit starts in the Chinese Zodiac and it is said people born in the Year of the Rabbit are articulate, talented, and ambitious. They are virtuous, reserved, and have excellent taste. Rabbit … Continue reading

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Tea poetry (from neighboring Japan)

on drinking Tea alone and with others In my own hands I hold a bowl of tea; I see all of nature represented in its green color. Closing my eyes I find green mountains and pure water within my own … Continue reading

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Dragon Kiln

in How zisha clay teapots are made [part 3] near the end I wrote something like “just needs to dry out for a while and off it goes to the oven” and some of you might have wondered what oven … Continue reading

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