Author Archives: musingsoftheamusingmuse

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.

Become a Blogger in 39 Easy Steps!

Originally posted on She's a Maineiac:
Hey kids! Want to become a blogger? It’s easy! Just do the following: Roll your eyes when blogger friend suggests you start a blog. Start blog. Write first post. Make sure it’s short…

Rate this:

Posted in Personal | Leave a comment

Fancy No-Coffee Friday: Tea Time

Green tea.  Decaf Chai tea.  Lemon Zinger tea.  Chamomile tea, plain, with tulsi and honey and with tulsi and rose.  Presently, “Throat Coat” tea. No coffee for two weeks.  I miss my coffee.  I really miss my coffee. But, I’ve … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Blogging, Fancy Coffee Friday, Personal | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sunday Morning: When are you “old enough”?

Yesterday morning I had to run errands and my first stop was at my friends R & M’s house to drop off eggs as M is one of my “egg pimps”.  They were in the middle of a kitchen improvement … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Blogging, Life, Personal, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Fancy Coffee Friday: Decaffeinated

Rituals.  We all have them.  Hourly, daily, nightly, weekly.  You name it, we all have things, few or many, that we do on schedule.  Sometimes events happen that cause us to skip or fail to fulfill these rituals that we … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Blogging, Fancy Coffee Friday, Personal, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Sunday Morning: Stress is my Nemesis.

According to my cardiologist, and the previous one, every single person on the planet gets Premature Ventricular Contractions, or PVCs for short.  Most people are lucky enough not to notice them.  I’ve pointed out to Mr. Muse the exact moment … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Blogging, Musings, Personal | Tagged , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Sunday Morning: Sparkly Grapefruit and smithereens

I found humor yesterday in the fact that I had been up early and on my way to the salon for some hand and foot therapy in “sparkly grapefruit” and in the afternoon I was tromping about the chicken pen … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Blogging, Musings, Personal, poetry, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Fancy Coffee Friday: Cursing the Cursive Course

I am a fan of writing in script.  The dreaded cursive lessons and penmanship of grade school gave way to admiration for my mom’s elegant scribe.  I wanted to have my handwriting look like hers.  Feminine swoops, powerful loops – … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Blogging, Fancy Coffee Friday, Personal, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

MLiP Wednesday: February cruise on Carnival Liberty

I think I’ve reached that point in life where even though I carry around my Canon 30D nearly everywhere, I don’t take nearly as many photos unless I’m specifically going somewhere “to take photos”.  Such was the case aboard the … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Blogging, Musings, Personal, Photography, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fancy Coffee Friday: Inside my head

As I drove home this evening, Mr. Muse and I amicably chatting along the way, I glanced down at the thermometer and saw “53″.  Fifty-three glorious degrees.  The sun was still high in the sky and I knew that I … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Blogging, Fancy Coffee Friday, Musings, Personal | Tagged , , , , , , | 7 Comments

MLiP Wednesday: Ice Caves at Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

It was last minute… or last opportunity rather, to see the ice caves at Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Cornucopia, WI.  My cousin put the bug in my ear to make the almost-seven hour drive to the northern tip of … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Blogging, Outdoors, Personal, Photography, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments