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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Old Dog Lesson

December 25, 2022 |

I set out this week to share some thoughts about intentionality in our plans, but I learned an old dog lesson about not planning everything.

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Christmas Blabbermouth

Christmas Blabbermouth

December 18, 2022 |

My excuse for being the Christmas blabbermouth? I was seven. A little kid with a big mouth that had a tendency to vocalize my unfiltered thoughts.

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The Night The Lights Went Out In Asheville

December 11, 2022 |

My Christmas decorations were so festive and bright despite the rainy weather, until the night the lights went out in Asheville.

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My Ugly Journals

December 4, 2022 |

As a passionate, long-term fan of paper over computers, I encourage your freedom to embrace ugly journals if that works for you.

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Good People And Pies

November 27, 2022 |

A chance encounter involving a crowded restaurant, good people, and pies highlighted some of the positive things in this life.

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Giving Thanks

November 20, 2022 |

Thanksgiving approaches in the United States making this a perfect time to focus on the benefits of giving thanks every day.

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Crosswalk Hazards

November 13, 2022 |

Laws are straightforward about yielding to pedestrians, but these crosswalk hazards are challenging to those of us on foot.

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1:44 a.m.

November 6, 2022 |

As a long-time insomnia sufferer, I wasn’t happy to wake up at 1:44 a.m. the night the time changed from daylight saving to standard time.

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For Whom The Treat Tolls

October 30, 2022 |

I’ve created a monster. His insatiable appetite causes him to demand more and more. I know for whom the treat tolls. It tolls for me.

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Misunderstood Gator

October 23, 2022 |

What do a noisy bar, a craft beer, and a misunderstood gator have in common? Read this week’s Monday Musing to find out.

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Does A Bear Sit In The Woods?

October 16, 2022 |

With our greenway winding through bear country, we neighbors keep a close watch before walking and ask, “Does a bear sit in the woods?”

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A Shark Attacked My Best Friend

October 9, 2022 |

A shark attacked my best friend when I was 11. His screams were awful. The silence that followed was worse. I was alone in the ocean.

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