Sometimes a musing is a purely fictional short story. Other days, a musing is a factual essay. Most likely, however, a musing is a blend between the two because that is how an author's mind works. As a good friend once told me, I remember things "better."
My Latest Musings
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This is not a literary masterpiece. It’s a crappy little short story. A tale of rainy weather, dog walking, and the necessary output from those efforts.
in this age of acute political correctness, imagine my horror when I discovered I was not preparing a culturally appropriate dinner party menu.
I treasure the pre-dawn quiet to slowly awaken, savor the peace and quiet, and avoid a chaotic morning – unlike yesterday.
The danger for dogs in hot cars on summer days is real. But grasping the hot reality of exactly what is dangerous can be quite challenging for some.
Rural highways, small towns, a big funeral, and lots of crops, but no service stations in sight and I was running on empty.
How do you create black magic in the middle of the night? Two dogs, two rabbits, a bright flashlight, a social media post, and an evil overlord.
A magical thing happened every Halloween in my neighborhood – a talking jack-o’-lantern conversed with neighborhood children.
The heroic rescue of the boys in Thailand sparked the memory of my own spelunking experience which included a cave entrapment of the minor kind.
A wink-and-a-smile charming young man, Brad was a scoundrel. A mostly true tale of Brad and his date on a sidewalk in Folly Beach, South Carolina.
The simplest explanation why we are leaving Maggie Valley and moving to Murrells Inlet is a change of scenery. The complete truth is more complex.