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: Too Thin

Today’s society tells us that we can “do it all”, “have it all” if we want it bad enough, and we can succeed in attaining our every whim and desire if we just hustle enough. But what if we can’t? … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Solitude

Last Saturday I awoke to the sound of the radio announcer on WPR saying, “…and next we will hear the second act….” It was 5 AM, and I had yoga in a few hours. It was time to enjoy some … Continue reading

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Fancy Frappuccino Friday: Formative Years – The Music

The other day, in conversation with a friend about music, I opined that I was confident that my very eclectic taste in music was heavily influenced by my brother when we were growing up. While he was not the only … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: So Far

I turned 43 on Tuesday, not “29 again”, because hey – I’ve made it to 43! Lots of people in the world don’t, so I feel I should celebrate the milestone. It’s a lot of years and over the years, … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: That’s a Wrap

Statement of fact: February has been a shit month.

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Septic Tanks and Sycamores

How about that weather?! The last two weeks have been a real roller coaster ride here in Southern Wisconsin. We went from -45°F air temps to nearly 40°F in a span of 36 hours only to freeze again. That kind … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: You Asked

At some point over the life of this blog, I asked readers what they would like to know about yours truly. There were a few takers and with good intentions, I wrote these questions down and promptly misplaced them. Thankfully, … Continue reading

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