Word and Song Café

Summer Tea by Richard Miller

What a pleasure it was to read at the Word and Song Café in West Huntington, WV.

The tea cost $3 a person with all proceeds going to a local food bank.

This amazing event began Friday and ended Sunday. 

I attended the Sunday tea-session. I had a lot of fun, got to read from Terrible Toes, and enjoyed hearing the harmonica club play music, sing, and generally keep the festivity going.

There was a charitable tea held beneath a huge gazebo. The Old Central City Gazebo

Pretty round tables were set up covered by pink tablecloths with lace-covered trays, napkins, and very pretty china teacups and saucers.  Very English.  And I should know.  The hostess was Betty Schoew of Manchester House and Tea Catering (bringing you an elegant tea experience). www.mhtea.vpweb.com  mh.tea@hotmail.com Betty does catering so consider her for your next event. The tea party  was incredible.  Rich hot tea–Lady Londonderry– in traditional teapots and apricot/peach iced tea was served by volunteers, including me and other writers. The sweets included delicious scones and lots of other exquisite cookies–all home-baked.  

All around the gazebo were flowers. I couldn’t resist and bought a hanging basket loaded with different colored flowers for my new house.  They look gorgeous.  The horticulturist was Donna Rumbaugh: Perennial Favorites, LLC. You can reach her at plantnerds@gmail.com Her website is www.plantnerds.com

The harmonica club meet every Tuesday 7pm-9pm at GINO’S PUB at 25th street and 5th AVE., in Huntington. Their website is http://hhcwv.com/index.html   If you can’t go to their meetings, you can even PLAY ALONG with them on-line.  They were a lot of fun and very talented folks.

A big thanks to Laura Bentley, poet and writer, who invited me. I felt honored to participate.

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Perhaps because I am trained in spiritual direction and a minister (currently pastoring a Presbyterian Church) and a writer, I tend to write about the Mystical, explore human connectedness, and oh yes, I often add a touch of England (where I was born and raised). The Ten Yen adult mystical series will soon have three published novels in the collection, with another book in the works. To learn more about me, my work, and my books, visit www.christinastclair.com
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