Gillie Brown
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  • But there are people out there, people like me, who HAVE to have their coffee or ____ (insert drink of choice here) every morning. For some people it is sweet tea, for others it is jasmine green herbal goodness tea. Orange Juice, V8 Juice, or, yes, I am serious- morning shot of Mountain Dew. I know, right!? Mountain Dew?! That is disgusting! Yet a vice is a vice, no matter what it may be . . . It comes down to challenging yourself to give up everything but water, to give up something you love, even something you think you need.

    21 February, 2011
  • I remedy this by walking over to my refrigerator, overflowing my glass with ice-cold water as I am distracted, making a puddlely mess on the floor for my toddling son to slip on. Or if I am not home, I can stick a crisp George Washington in a machine, which then pops out a fresh bottle of water. I pull of the top, twist, snap, and drink deeply from the bliss of agua deliciosa. It's somewhat sad then, that a good part of the world experiences thirst and water shortages pretty regularly.

    15 October, 2010