Author Archives: Michelle Racich

New Year’s Tea 2020

First tea ceremony of 2020: New year’s day, Shorewood, IL, near the place of my birth, at the home of my love’s family. This morning’s tea began just after 10a central time. We didn’t party too hard last night, so early rise to prepare was easy for me. We set up in the living room. […]

Tea Is For Everyone!

My name is Michelle. I own a teashop. I love Japanese tea ceremony. After a 20 year search for a tea teacher, I began my training with Roo Sensei. That was nine years ago. During that time, I have trained almost weekly, on my own and with Roo Sensei‚Äôs oversight. I am a slow student. […]