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My sister Rolie lives in Saudi Arabia and I live in Canada. A long time ago, she sent me a box of tea from Harney & Sons. She is addicted to the Hot Cinnamon Spice Tea, and now so am I.

We meet on Skype, make a pot of tea together and then chat until the pot is empty. Sometimes we brew another pot and keep talking.

When I start writing in the morning, I go through the ritual of making tea first. My green teapot, my white mug, a little pitcher of milk, all on a pink tray. I carry it to my office and close the door. Now it’s writing time.

Do you have a beverage of choice for when you want to think?

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