What Tea Would 007 Drink?

James Bond fans worldwide were both "shaken and stirred" recently by news that the sophisticated MI6 agent will forgo his usual shaken vodka martini in favor of a Heineken beer in "Skyfall," the 23rd Bond film.  This high profile product placement deal netted the production a frothy $45 million. Filmmakers often go where the money…

Tea at The National Cathedral

What could be more heavenly than having afternoon tea in the Washington National Cathedral?I make a pilgrimage to the Cathedral almost every time I visit Washington. Over the past twenty-five years, I've been there as part of an audience of a thousand or so professional musicians gathered for a national convention, as a congregant on…