Musings might be 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. Subscribe to be notified when a new musing is posted.

Swelter in Place

July 2, 2023 |

Living in the North Carolina mountains normally means pleasant weather, but our current summer heat means we swelter in place.

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Mystery Munchies

June 25, 2023 |

When a snack craving interrupts the writing process, I hunt for anything edible, even mystery munchies that might be a little old.

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Clinging to Catastrophe

June 18, 2023 |

A simple request to put away leftover food using plastic wrap left me clinging to catastrophe and searching for a better way.

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Flag on the Play

June 11, 2023 |

With Flag Day on June 14, I thought I would share a learning moment from a mistake. Let’s call it a flag on the play.

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A Walk On The Trashy Side

June 4, 2023 |

Maybe my neighbors didn’t notice, but I took a walk on the trashy side last week and need to confess my mistake.

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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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