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.

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 Title

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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Monday Musing Deadlines


March 5, 2023 |

As I fight to meet deadlines this week, my mind couldn’t help but turn to young Ian and his little, tiny book report that’s due soon.

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Kitchen Mishap

February 26, 2023 |

Our quiet evening of dinner preparation took an unexpected turn when a kitchen mishap created an unexpected part of our meal.

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Dinner Date Disaster

Dinner Date Disaster

February 19, 2023 |

While we were enjoying a great meal and bottle of wine in a special restaurant, we witnessed someone else having a dinner date disaster.

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Snow Day Title Card

Snow Day

February 12, 2023 |

Growing up in the Southern part of the USA, a snow day meant the best thing possible—a day off from school.

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Diners and Greasy Spoons

February 5, 2023 |

A memory of a cross-country trek through small towns and eating at the diners and greasy spoons that served the best food and hospitality.

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A Whiff of Wildlife

January 29, 2023 |

An hour before sunrise. Darkness cloaked my path. Fear bubbled up inside me. A whiff of wildlife alerted me to a heinous stalker in the woods.

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A Job, A House, A Dog, and the Internet

January 22, 2023 |

Though I didn’t realize the impact at the time, a job, a house, a dog, and the internet combined in one fateful year to change my life forever.

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