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About musingsoftheamusingmuse

Deep thinker whose mind operates at warped speed. Philosopher pondering the big (and little) things in life. Storyteller. Office Ninja. Model. Teller of bad jokes. User of big words.

Fancy Coffee Friday: Sandfly Scourge… Or how I channeled Angelina Jolie

This past Saturday, Mr. Muse, a couple friends and I, spent a lovely afternoon-into-”prevening” on the Wisconsin River, kayaking, drinking adult beverages (Johnny Appleseed Hard Cider in 16 oz cans for me), stopping at sandbars and having discussions of the … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Ponderous

I have spent the last couple weeks pondering a great deal about what I want to do next with my life (take over the world), what makes me really happy (writing and being at home), how can I squeeze more … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Feels like Sunday

The wind rushed through the opening in the car window as Mr. Muse and I made our way along the back roads on a much-needed frozen custard run.  The custard – it called to us, well mostly him – Mr. … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Uplifting and Ridiculously Tall

Yesterday I was tweeted at (okay… who else thinks that we’re all going to laugh 50 years from now about “tweeting” and how weird it sounded?  Anyone?…. Anyone?  Will it even take 50 years?) by Jim, one half of @Gromit801, … Continue reading

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Sunday…Afternoon: Best Laid Plans

Simpler times probably meant that the average person wasn’t surrounded by calendars and planners at every turn of a corner.  I’d like to think so at any rate.  There were no refrigerators and smart phones to display every moment of … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Changes

A moment.  That’s all it took: a moment.  After three plus years of moderating a modeling education forum on Facebook, I found myself heading into the group to take care of some moderatorly business and the moment my eyes scanned … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Under the Influence of Europeans

It’s pleasant right now.  The sun is shining, it’s a lovely 72 degrees F., the birds are singing and the sheep aren’t “yelling” at me as I sit on the screen porch to write this post and eat my dinner. … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Keeping Up Appearances

Are  you familiar with British comedy?  Particularly the show, “Keeping Up Appearances“?  When the show was on the air and my parents only had six television channels on a good day, I would watch that show and Hyacinth Bucket (“It’s … Continue reading

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MLiP Wednesday: First Ride of the Year

I admit that I’m a wimp when it comes to the weather – particularly any weather that threatens cold temps, rain, wind, high temps and humidity.  Bicycling weather has a narrow window and I like to stick to that window. … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning: Down to the River

I thought about continuing the title of this post with “to Pray” as the song goes, but yesterday there was no praying at the river.  The Farmstead is a 2-minute ride away from the Wisconsin River.  Yesterday, after Mr. Muse … Continue reading

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