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  • Habit is not mere subjugation, it is a tender tie: when one remembers habit it seems to have been happiness.
    Elizabeth Bowen

  • Sooner or later, the great men turn out to be all alike. They never stop working. They never lose a minute. It is very depressing.V.S. Pritchett

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I love "it's more exciting to start working than to turn around and sleep some more," - SO TRUE! I usually wake up every morning at about 5:15 and go for a quick run. I come back, shower, heat up the coffee percolator, and scan the newspaper. I grab my coffee on the way out the door and I'm at work by 6:30. The day is young!

Just like Stefan, I wake up around 5 in the morn to get a little more out of my day and besides that is the time I can produce my best content. I also take a big cup of coffee or tea but I don't smoke like him :) Early risers are special people, at least I am... and you believe Stefan is!

I like looking for the patterns that form almost against my will. At times it seems like I am tugging and pulling the day into place, but similar patterns tend to emerge over the years, no matter. I do what I do consistently, but the pattern may only be visible when examining a longer duration than most of us are comfortable with, but there is still a pattern. Therefore, I have learned not to worry quite as much about a blank page, a day without sun, or missing a walk. Because in the end, it will be fine, and reflect exactly who I am.

I have CHOSEN to wake up every day and come to a new job. it seems utterly insulting in this economic panorama to choose otherwise. Still writing and cooking are the better of me. I will WISLEY choose to open a cafe soon, hoping for a fulfilling routine to take root.

I just recently discovered this blog and I absolutely love it - so inspiring and there are days, when I'm staring at the blank page, that I most definitely need it. Thank you!

And I particularly love Sagmeister's response to the happiness question - what a beautiful life to want to get up and embrace it rather than stay in bed. Makes me rethink my impulse to hit snooze one more time.

I have discovered this blog just a day ago and I can't understand how I missed it.Good work.

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