Tag Archives: coffee

Tea Versus Coffee

I always say that there's nothing like a good cup of coffee, but frankly the same can be said about tea. Unfortunately, I feel that I don't get to say that as often about tea as I do coffee. I write this as I'm enjoying the Morraccan Mint Green Tea (pictured) at Teaism in Dupont Circle, Washington DC. I can get a decent cup of coffee anywhere really and while the availability of tea increased at Starbucks and the selection of Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf is always nice, the tea place seems but a sad Read more [...]

Like Cups of Coffee: The Art of Rejection

If you followed my twitter the other day, you would know that I had back-to-back (practically!) rejection letters from two publications (technically it was three rejections - two poems, 1 prose piece).  For the most part, they were good rejection letters (yes, there is such a thing as a good rejection).  But having received a double dose of it today in the great game of "getting published", I thought I'd take a moment to talk about the art of rejection. If the bitterness of rejection is Read more [...]