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Teapots & Nana – A Mother’s Day Memory

Posted on May 7, 2014

By Jacqueline Bennett newsandviewsjb (as shared by Deb) “Do you know why I love teapots?” Debbie said a short time after my mother’s passing in December of 2010. “Because Nana and I would sit in the kitchen in the early morning and she would read my future in the tea leaves left inside my tea cup – it was always something wonderful and positive.” My mother had a wealth of folklore knowledge and knowledge about superstitions. Among them was one about tea leaves. If a tea bag broke inside a teapot or cup as it simmered, it was good luck to finish drinking the cup of tea she told us. Then she would turn the cup upside down, slowly twirl it around on its…