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Weekends, Tea, Love

Weekends mean lattés.

by Lia Pas

Saskatoon — I don’t know when we started this routine. It was some time after our return to Saskatoon from living in Japan and England. Some time during my long recovery from colitis. Some time long enough ago that we’ve broken one latté cup and chipped another and panic when we realize on Friday night that neither of us has remembered to buy some milk. On weekends we slowly ease ourselves out of bed. I have...

Books, Sound, Tea

Attempting to read during a synthesizer and chainsaw duet.

by Lia Pas

Saskatoon — Our son came down for breakfast and asked “Why is dad so loud?” I told him it wasn’t Ed’s fault but rather the fault of those who didn’t support Tesla in his attempt to create clean and quiet energy ...


Found this yesterday at the supermarket. Time to try.

by Amal Raghav

Bangalore — Added 1/2 a teaspoon of it when the water started boiling. Added tea leaves after that and let it boil for a while. Poured into a cup with a teaspoon of milk powder and some sugar. This tastes and sm...

Tea, music

A very Russian teacup after a very Russian virtual opera.

by Lia Pas

Saskatoon — Though Saskatoon has two small opera companies, they do pretty pedestrian repertoire. So once or twice a year I attend the Met Opera’s live broadcasts from NYC to the movie theatre. I am often the you...

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