Musings

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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Wobbly Weather Wardrobe

October 2, 2022 |

With the ever-changing temperatures during the autumn months, I need varied clothing to complete my wobbly weather wardrobe.

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Lowe’s Two-Trip Rule

September 25, 2022 |

Another home improvement project proved the accuracy of the Lowe’s Two-Trip Rule and made me think of the similarity to writing.

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My Computer Died

September 18, 2022 |

This week’s Musing faced a few challenges, especially when my computer died in an epic technological disaster—more or less.

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Making Less, Er, Fewer Mistakes

September 11, 2022 |

Emotions got the better of me last week. I committed an egregious error with my musing. I promise to focus on making less mistakes. Er, fewer mistakes.

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Fewer Than A Dozen Books Sold?

September 4, 2022 |

Of the 58,000 titles sold by traditional publishers each year, fully half sell fewer than a dozen books. Wait. What? How can that be?

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What If?

August 28, 2022 |

Every day, we make thousands of choices, most seemingly inconsequential. What if we changed just one of those? How different would life be?

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An Icy Death

August 21, 2022 |

An iceberg takes millennia to form, but meets its icy death in anonymity—except on rare occasions when it shares its fate.

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Controlling Technology

August 14, 2022 |

Computers and the internet have wrought many changes over my life, and I’m focused on controlling technology before it controls me.

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An Awful Offal Story

August 7, 2022 |

What could go wrong with a bag full of bags of canine output and one excited hound? Find out in today’s awful offal tale of woe.

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August: The February of Summer

July 31, 2022 |

Just one long, hot, humid month standing between us and my favorite season of the year. Yes, August is really the February of summer.

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Evil Technology Starves Me

July 24, 2022 |

My evil doctor has inflicted a calorie-counting diet and exercise regimen monitored by an Apple Watch – proof that evil technology starves me.

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Reality TV For Authors

July 17, 2022 |

Author groups across social media buzzed last week about a proposal for reality TV for authors and a few thoughts popped into my head.

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