Blame Chaucer

Photo by Gabby K on Hey everyone, happy Saturday! It's the day before everyone's favorite holiday to hate--Valentine's Day! We probably won't do anything special--we're in a pandemic, after all--but we probably wouldn't have, anyway. It's just not as fun when you're an adult. The fun was in the crafts as a kid, and … Continue reading Blame Chaucer

Terrific Two!

Photo by Anna Shvets on Hello friends! It's a special day here at A Cup of Tea and a Pen for Me--it's our second birthday! Grab a treat, pop on this playlist, and let's get this party started! This last year was very different for all of us, obviously. I didn't get nearly … Continue reading Terrific Two!

One Spectacular Night

You can probably guess from my previous posts that I love going to concerts. It's the one thing I've missed most during our two week that turned into however many months quarantine that still has no end in sight. Some bands at the very beginning played virtual shows to keep morale up, but that soon … Continue reading One Spectacular Night


Photo by Breakingpic on Good morning, everyone! I hope you all managed to make it through this week, and what a week it was. Yeesh. I was glad a coworker had a birthday on Wednesday and someone sent her cookies to share, because that day was difficult. For some reason, we humans decided the … Continue reading Goals

A New Day

Hello friends, and Happy New Year! We are firmly into 2021, and so far we haven’t had any alien invasions or catastrophic global storms a la Day After Tomorrow, so I think we’re on the right track. I’m so happy to be back on here with you. My time off wasn’t what I hoped it … Continue reading A New Day