Tea for Two

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12 inches x 8 inches

When I was a child, my favorite ritual was the afternoon tea party with my mother; she would heat the kettle, and set out her favorite teapot, teacups, china, and cookies.  I vividly remember the sun beaming in the kitchen window, tracing the elegant gold plated swirls on the glossy black teapot while steam floated lazily from the spout.  Though slightly faded, the teapot still glows beautifully, the glaze burnished butter smooth by use, love , and appreciative hands.  And, when I hold it, the porcelain still warms touch - as if filled with hot tea.  I can almost smell the rich aroma of Red Rose Tea...

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