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Someday, when I have my life all figured out, I will not need to wake up early. That will be the day I know I’ve made it.
Sitting here, bleery, and ready to fall back into the embrace of my bed, but that wont do. Lots to do today, work, writing, and working out all needs to be done.
Very gingery this morning. Good. Thats just the way I like it.

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drank Organic Spicy Ginger by Tazo
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Got a cup to fuel both the work at the job and the writing of the novel on break today. Not the really good tea place, the “pick a bagged tea out of a bucket and dump hot water on it” kind of place. Horrors. I remember when that would have been satisfactory, though. What a difference a year makes!
Well, this is not quite as spicy as I expected it to be, which is a bit of a letdown. Still, the ginger is the first flavor, so thats a good thing. Worth trying, anyway, even if I wont bring it home to stay.

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drank Rose Scented by Harney & Sons
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Day two of Camp Nanowrimo. Its going to be a long day, and somewhat difficult to get all the things I need to do done, but I can do it.
Starting today off right, with this tea.
This conjures up an image of a soft pink blanket, gently settled around my shoulders. This is a soft rosy cloud, and very good. Light, and dreamy. A good tea. It will be good this spring.


you can dooo eeeeeet!

Terri HarpLady

Yay for Nanowrimo!! I’ve done the Nov project 3X, but haven’t done the Camp yet. Meanwhile, my sister, Ms Whatsit, is at Camp with you!! Have fun!

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drank Pure Mint by Twinings
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Tea! Ooof, its suddenly bitterly cold around here. I’m glad I’ve got a few more days of cold weather, for the full potency of of a hot cup of tea.
Ahh, tea. Is there anything better?

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Nanowrimo friends, does anyone do Camp Nanowrimo? I am doing it this year, as I did it last year, and today is the first day.
The rules are the same, a wordcount every day, but instead of a set 50k, you can move it around. (I am still doing 50k), and you could write something other than a novel, but I want to write novels, so thats why I am doing.
Its always an occation to drink tea, so I decided to start off with a cup of a failsafe good tea. Extra honey flavor today, which is the best of luck. May it signal a sweet time writing!

Sami Kelsh

Ooh, I didn’t know there was a thing happening this month, but I could use a motivator to finish some short stories, so I shall happily join you!


I highly recommend it! Nanowrimo is an excelent motivator to get things done.

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drank Vanilla by Lupicia
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Nope, not very vanilla. I can see the chunks of vanilla in the loose leaf. Curses.
It was raining earlier, and I expected to come home in the rain, and sit in front of my fireplace, reading and drinking tea. It stopped raining though! Drat. Oh well, perhaps I will still do the plan.

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Raining today! So I slogged out to get a cup of tea at my lunch break.
I really should just get some of this for home, as I get it out often enough. Glug glug.
Its a really fresh and juicy tea. Good stuff.

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drank Yume by Lupicia
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My weekend was lovely. I saw two great shows, had delicious meals, and a lot of very good shopping.
But now its Monday, and back I go to the grind.
Well, lets start out with a cup of something very nice.
Today this is extra vanilla-y and creamy. Yum.


Yay for lovely weekends!

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drank Champagne Rosé by Lupicia
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I was right, yesterday was a very good day. A fun show to see, a lot of good shopping, and a beautiful dinner.
I’ve got an opera to go to today (I’m a fan. I love the opera. Classics nerd!), and I’m starting the day off with another lovely tea.
This is good. I’m going to be out very soon at this rate. Sweet, and a little dry, just like a glass of champagne. Yum.

Terri HarpLady

What Opera? :)


Something called Caterina Coranado, a lesser known Donazetti.

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drank Paris by Harney & Sons
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Its gonna be a good day. I’m sure of it. So I started off with a good tea.
Paris, you still cheer me like nothing else can. Yum.


i love this stuff. so proud of my pound.

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I love tea! I confess that I was a hot chocolate lover for most of my life, but recently a switch has gone off in my brain, and suggested that I might just love tea. And I do!
I’m a bit of a novice, but an enthusiastic one, and am happily sipping new varieties all the time.
I love vanilla, fruity, and caramel flavors, and cant wait to try more.

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