"You can either set brick as a laborer or as an artist. You can make the work a chore, or you can have a good time.
You can do it the way you used to clear the dinner dishes when you were thirteen, or you can do it as a Japanese person would perform a tea ceremony,
with a level of concentration and care in which you can lose yourself, and so in which you can find yourself.”
Anne Lamott, Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life