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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: Costa Rican Vacation, Part 2 – This is for The Birds

I’m a bit of a bird nerd – that is, a birdwatcher – and have been since I was young.  Growing up, we had an old copy of Golden Books “A Guide to Field Identification BIRDS of North America” and … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Costa Rican Vacation recap, Part 1

Now that is has been a month since I spent a lovely 10 days in Costa Rica with Mr. Muse and ten other people, it’s high time that I write something about it for this blog, especially since I’ll be … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: With a Little Help From My Friends

I’m not a Beatles fan by definition, but this song came to mind during a recent email exchange with a dear Internet Friend of mine.  I was responding to a series of recent events they’d gone through and in my … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Cake, a Dead Chicken and the Plague

Picture it, January 2nd, 2015, in southern Wisconsin where it is brown, cold and lacking snow.  I’m perched at my home office desk in my workout gear after just sending off a first draft for another article at N Magazine, … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: The Morning After Christmas

  The Morning After Christmas a poem… By The Amusing Muse It’s the Morning After Christmas and all through the farm, all the creatures were stirring but I’m snug and warm. The goats and chickens were fed, clucking and bleating … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Greetings from Costa Rica

Happy Fancy Coffee Friday, Dear Readers!! For those of you playing along at home – I’m on vacation, Mr. Muse and I having been invited to join the fine folks of The Naturist Society in sunny Playa Pelada, Nosara, Guanacaste, … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: I only needed a bra*

It is safe to say that I hold shopping for everything other than food and beverage in the same stead as things like pulling out a sliver, having a cavity worked on by the dentist or vomiting; these are all … Continue reading

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