Each Monday, I muse on a random topic. I might share an amusing anecdote about my life, my thoughts on some event, or a story I've imagined. The only connection between the musings is that they are my thoughts.

The weekly posts also include books I've finished that way that I've enjoyed, a vocabulary word, an interesting link, and a fun image from my photography hobby.

Most popular with regular readers, I also share a gratuitous picture of one of my dogs.

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Grateful Memorial Day

A Grateful Memorial Day

May 28, 2023 |

On this very special day, take a moment to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice. Have a grateful Memorial Day.

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Requiem for a rabbit

Requiem for a Rabbit

May 21, 2023 |

A poor bunny made a bad decision, so I wanted to pay my respects with a requiem for a rabbit. My dogs plotted their own event.

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Education of a Paperboy

May 14, 2023 |

My very first job taught me so much about business and about life. It was truly the education of a paperboy in a job largely forgotten.

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Three Little Pigs (Reimagined)

May 7, 2023 |

In the classic tale, the big bad wolf huffs and puffs and blows two of the three little pigs’ houses down. I wondered, “What if…?”

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The Ruff Truth About Meetings

April 30, 2023 |

When I gathered the dogs in my study, I realized how similar it was to all the meetings I attended in my corporate world days.

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What’s Next?

April 23, 2023 |

As we wrap up the editorial work on my next novel, Sour Notes, it’s time I sit down at my desk and answer the question, “What’s next?”

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Love Hurts

April 16, 2023 |

Boudleaux Bryant’s rock ballad performed by Nazareth declares Love Hurts. I witnessed a young man experience the pain just last week.

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Roscoe Reward Rules Revised

April 9, 2023 |

There are rules and there are rewards, but when a canine negotiator engages, revisions to the agreement will follow.

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Dark Thoughts

April 2, 2023 |

I struggled for an entertaining topic this week until dark thoughts entered my mind. A tree took out the power lines to our neighborhood.

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What Weather When?

March 26, 2023 |

How do you dress for a day in the Western North Carolina Mountains? Just answer what weather when? Good luck with that.

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Canine Kitchen Flood

Canine Kitchen Flood

March 19, 2023 |

One of my dogs had an accident which resulted in a canine kitchen flood. No, no, not the way you just imagined. He’s more creative than that.

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Language Barrier

March 12, 2023 |

A British author asked if a common phrase would be misunderstood by Americans. The responses confirmed a language barrier.

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