Tea-o-graphy: the art and science of tea

Dana Blair, owner and founder of Tea.o.graphy, harbors such a passion for tea that she has built a whole business around it. Originally published in Taos News “Tea has a place in the heart of almost every culture and is the most widely consumed beverage in the world, next to water,” she says. “It even…

A chic-tea short story

Every Third Wednesday at the Saint James Tearoom A short story, now available in Amazon Three friends get together at the Saint James Tearoom in Albuquerque and deal with work issues, infidelity, how-to books and all things middle-aged. Featuring a real place, St. James Tearoom, in Albuquerque      

A curandera’s mission: healing the body and soul

Photo: Tina Larkin Originally published in The Taos News Patricia Padilla is an eighth-generation curandera fromEl Paso,Texas. She now lives inTaos, where she also works in her art. Her latest project is a Mayan calendar Tarot deck. Curanderismo is an ancient form of healing. The word comes from the verb curar, that in Spanish means…