OLL Interns @ Wed, 2009-09-30 17:09
Things have been a little stressful lately at the normally serene Office of Letters and Light. NaNoWriMo is officially launching for the 2009 season tomorrow, and we’re all excited and a little scared. Or is that scarred?
Like us, Starbucks just launched an update. They are now selling single serve instant coffee packets that go by the name of VIA. We got our hands on some free samples, thinking that we’d test it out and see how it compared to other fine brews (specifically Farley’s, our drink of choice). Our novelist coffee-drinking palates were initially skeptical. Thankfully, Dan—who has been staying up till 6 AM the past few nights working on the NaNo website—plunged right into the instant coffee world without even bothering to dissolve it in water.
Some of us who were not as caffeine-crazed tested it out after following the pictorial instructions on the back of the packet. The verdict? A resounding, “Eh, it’s ok.” But hey, who can turn down free samples of COFFEE in these sleep-deprived, trying times of website launch. Once we’ve launched tomorrow, we’re going to practice being like this guy.