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drank Anastasia by Kusmi Tea
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As soon as Word finishes its 110 mb update, I’m going to be outlining a story I’ve been working on since last year. The working title is The Goat Princess, so I pulled out another Princess for a nice cuppa while I work. A spoonful of sugar and some half & half and I have a delicate ladylike drink – probably a complete opposite of my protagonist.

It used to be that I would just start writing, and make it up as I go along. But that doesn’t seem to work any longer, and never worked incredibly well in terms of actually finishing a story. So if what I am doing doesn’t work, I might as well try something new.

Well, the silly installer thinks Firefox has to be closed to update completely separate software. So I guess that’s it for this tasting note! :)

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 30 sec
inguna

The Goat Princess sounds cool.

Your post reminded me of one of my favorite quotes:

Life is pretty simple: You do some stuff. Most fails. Some works. You do more of what works. If it works big, others quickly copy it. Then you do something else. The trick is the doing something else.
Leonardo da Vinci

Skulleigh

Thanks! :) That is a good quote, I went looking around to see if I could confirm it was daVinci (I have a think about verifying quotes), and it was attributed to someone named Tom Peters, but I can’t find a specific source of where he said it either. Still a good quote, but people always like to attribute cool quotes to famous people.

It does remind me of something from Adam Savage – “Failure is always an option.” This is an awesome talk from him: http://vimeo.com/17884541

I was there for this speech, and I loved it.

Now to just do the “something else.” And learn from my fails ;)

Skulleigh

Errr, thing, not think, lol.

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inguna

The Goat Princess sounds cool.

Your post reminded me of one of my favorite quotes:

Life is pretty simple: You do some stuff. Most fails. Some works. You do more of what works. If it works big, others quickly copy it. Then you do something else. The trick is the doing something else.
Leonardo da Vinci

Skulleigh

Thanks! :) That is a good quote, I went looking around to see if I could confirm it was daVinci (I have a think about verifying quotes), and it was attributed to someone named Tom Peters, but I can’t find a specific source of where he said it either. Still a good quote, but people always like to attribute cool quotes to famous people.

It does remind me of something from Adam Savage – “Failure is always an option.” This is an awesome talk from him: http://vimeo.com/17884541

I was there for this speech, and I loved it.

Now to just do the “something else.” And learn from my fails ;)

Skulleigh

Errr, thing, not think, lol.

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When I was a very young child, I swallowed an ice cube whole. It got stuck in my throat, and my mother had me drink hot tea to melt it away. That started a love affair with tea that has never abated.

I dabbled with Celestial Seasonings and other grocery store teabags for awhile, in my young and foolish days. But a few years ago, my husband got me a tea of the month subscription from Adagio, and I found that there was a whole other world of tea out there that I had never experienced.

I love drinking tea, and I love the personal ceremony of making a glass or pot of tea for myself. It’s like a meditation.

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