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  • Honestly, I think the best thing for them is me leaving. I'm so burned out, there.

    Yeah, I've been there too. You're probably right.

    Realistically, no company should attempt to create solutions it cannot maintain itself. Perl, while a wonderful both as a language and a culture, is clearly out of the mainstream. And there are oodles of companies out there that want to focus on widgets and internal procedures, not the latest fads in programming. Any language will suffice, so it's better to choose

    • > Tea!

      Yeah, there's a wonderful coffee and tea shop just down the street from us. Here's a plug, for those of you planning on visiting Bethlehem: It's called "Oh, Alan" and it's in the old Woolworth building on Main Street between Broad and Market.

      I really do enjoy tea, especially darjeeling. He also has a really nice dessert tea called "chocolatea." The thing is that teas sometimes make me feel more thirsty than I was. I suppose I could drink more water, but more tea and more water means I'll be spending a lot of time disposing of fluids.

      Any suggestions, though, for teas that I can drink throughout the day without sugar? (I'm a notorious tea-sugarer.)
      • Hm. A nice pot of iced Moroccan Mint tea would be good. It's a standard blend of green tea and spearmint that's fine straight. Not sweet, but not bland like a pot of chilled hot water. ;-)

        For something suitable for drinking all day long, you may want to start with some fruity teas, at least long enough to get your palate adjusted from drinking Pepsi. The Republic of Tea is way on the overpriced yuppie side of the trade, but they do have some nice blends (both loose and in round bags). But it's a very