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: Limber Up

I have an excuse for not watching the inauguration of the 45th President of the USA: I was getting my hair done. Also, Facebook and Twitter have been utterly depressing as of late with the avalanche of bad tidings. I … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Finding Manliness

Two Christmases ago I gave my eldest nephew a set of books from the people over at The Art of Manliness. When they arrived, I had flipped through them and thought they looked pretty interesting, so after my nephew opened … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Confidence Rollercoaster

New beginnings. My first post of 2016 was all about goals, things I’d set out to do more of, do better, do less of; not resolutions, but goals. I’ve always felt that Usonians have watered down the meaning of what … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: 2016 – It’s Complicated

I’ve thought quite a bit about what I wanted to write about to wrap up 2016, and even as I type away at this keyboard, the only thing I can come up with is that my relationship with 2016 has … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Christmas Confessions

The other day Mr. Muse and I were chatting about what might make a good blog post leading up to the Christmas holiday. I’d been watching Food Network while on the treadmill and there was a show called “The Twelve Foods … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Thinking Warm Thoughts

Yesterday, I spent about four hours working on a post for the fine people over at Clothes Free Life. That was after spending a couple hours working on a rough draft for the same piece, written out longhand the other … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Not Broken

There are times in life where we find ourselves under a tremendously heavy load of stress. Stress is a horrible, nasty monster and it shows itself in a variety of ways that are different for every person walking under their … Continue reading

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