Glendale Author Event

On Sunday, June 25th, Glendale was the place to be!  In addition to a car show in the morning and the civic orchestra playing in the evening, the Glendale Community Library hosted an Author Event in the Harry Whiting Brown Scout House. All types of books were on display – from vintage to brand new publications.  They … [Read more…]

Saturday Afternoon at the Taft Museum

On June 10th, a group of approximately 60 people (mostly women, with a few men scattered among them – most likely similar to the ratio of women and men who frequented tea rooms!) gathered in Luther Hall to hear me speak as part of the Taft Museum of Art’s public programs. I spoke about what … [Read more…]

Glendale Community Library Turned into a Tearoom!

On Sunday, June 4th, the Glendale Library hosted a sit-down afternoon tea event and presentation.  A handful of talented Library volunteers turned the room into a beautiful, genteel atmosphere, and also prepared the food and beverage.  Guests were treated to finger sandwiches (fixed using recipes from the book) and cookies, served “hint of mint” ice … [Read more…]

Miami Historical Society of Whitewater Township

On May 7th the Miami Historical Society of Whitewater Township had a lovely Spring Tea and kindly asked me to speak after luncheon.  The ladies of this group really know how to put on a party! The room was beautifully decorated with fine china and silverware on top of cloth table coverings, wonderful flower arrangements, … [Read more…]

Beverly brought me to Blue Ash

Approximately a year ago, I met Beverly Mussari when I had luncheon at her Gazebo Tea Room on Kenwood Road.  During the meal she visited with me and my companion.  Besides sharing a wealth of knowledge about tea and tearooms, she also kindly offered to help promote my book when it was published.  And she … [Read more…]

Cincinnati Christian Women’s Connection

I was invited to be the Feature Speaker at the Cincinnati Christian Women’s Connection dinner meeting held on Thursday, April 20th, at the Double Tree Inns by Hilton in Sharonville.  I enjoyed meeting many new people over a tasty dinner and connecting with a Tri Delta sorority sister, Angie Reeves Carl, that I hadn’t seen … [Read more…]

Llanfair Community Breakfast Event

On Wednesday morning, April 12th, I spoke to a full house (about 120 people) at a community gathering at Llanfair.  I enjoyed sharing stories and vintage photos with the audience, and it was very nice having some people come up afterwards to visit – I even got the chance to speak with someone I hadn’t … [Read more…]

Ohioana Library Association

The Ohioana Library Association’s annual event, “designed to celebrate the rich heritage of local authors”, took place on Sunday afternoon, April 2, in the Main Library Reading Garden Lounge of Cincinnati’s downtown branch.  I was very pleased to be a part of the occasion that was honoring Loren Long, an award-winning author who lives in … [Read more…]

Sunday, April 9th was a Fun Day!

I met family members for dinner at Bronte’s Bistro in the Joseph-Beth Bookstore at Rookwood Commons.  We had fun catching up and enjoying good food and drinks. After dinner, I went to check out the bookshelves!  I was happy to see Lost Tea Rooms of Downtown Cincinnati placed nearby my other book published by History … [Read more…]

Book Reviews on Amazon

Check out the wonderful reviews people have written about Lost Tea Rooms of Downtown Cincinnati. I am very grateful for their kind words and am so glad they are enjoying the historical information, photos, and recipes! Thanks to all of you who have written such positive comments. If you haven’t yet written a review on … [Read more…]