Author Archives: The Amusing Muse

About The Amusing Muse

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: Raw

Raw. Everything felt raw. The skin around my eyes and nose was red and chapped. It burned, ached, and felt like it would crack if any muscle in my face dared to move. My stomach was the same, it felt … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: I’ll Return After These Messages…

I’m currently doing a “bad blogger” thing. I didn’t post last week and today’s post isn’t much of anything. I’m dealing with some things that have pushed writing to the back burner. Thanks for understanding.

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Distraction

This week’s local paper had a piece from the editor talking about how they have been distracted when it comes to writing. It’s been the Spring weather, the need to get outside after months of being indoors and fully enjoy … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Destination Unknown

Last Monday morning as I drove into work, I saw a text come in from Mr. Muse warning me about an accident at a major intersection I usually drive through. “You may end up needing to go a different route.” … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Things I’ve Learned

Leaving the job I had at the end of last year was a good thing. I left with the ambitious goal of being a paid writer (and for a variety of other reasons), which I am, kinda… but it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: “Peenting”, Peepers, & Petrichor

It was Tuesday night. I had class in the big city, Mr. Muse was escorting his Wife #2 (our good friend) and three (or was it four) other ladies to see Journey in concert. I came home late after class … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Baby Steps

How does the saying go? “It’s supposed to be hard. If it was easy, everyone would do it.” That’s what breaking bad habits is like and last week’s post seems to have struck a chord with a lot of readers.

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