Spending seven years in Abu Dhabi, UAE, we learned how much the English cultures are steeped in the tradition of a hot cup of tea. It is a love affair, for sure.
Afternoons in the clinic found us alternating between afternoon coffee and a cuppa. (That’s tea.) It depended on which parents were there, and what they chose to have served to them, while we drank the same and shared memories, home, experiences, and love.
Flying to and from Abu Dhabi and Texas, I got to enjoy a wonderful cup of tea, served in a porcelain cup with a saucer and a little tiny tea bag bowl, a touch of cream and sometimes a bit of honey.
Today, take a moment-
Deep breath, belonging, loving.
Either way, share love.
Dr Chris Baker
America's most-trusted teacher of orthodontic continuing education, Dr. Chris Baker has practiced and taught for more than 30 years, and is a current or former faculty member of three U.S. dental schools. She is a pediatric dentist, author, blogger, dental practice consultant, and mentor. Dr. Chris is also Past President and Senior Instructor of the American Orthodontic Society. She is based in Texas, USA, but lectures around the world.
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