Author Archives: The Amusing Muse
So many children grow up with a security blanket. Full disclosure – I didn’t have a security blanket. I had a security pillow, and its name was, “Mine.”
My new routine is taking some getting used to. Earlier mornings, shorter days at work when I go in, and many hours of studying and time to write once again. But, now I am stuck wondering what I should write.
Green. No…. not really green. Green and…. Charcoal grey? Soot? Lime green and… black? When a tornado comes, the sky changes color to something “otherworldly.” There is an alternate dimension feel to the air, the land… and those storms are … Continue reading
Did you ever walk out to your garden and think, “Holy SHIT! What am I going to do with all of this basil?!” No? Well, that was me this last week. I was ambitious. I started seeds and have four, … Continue reading
I found myself this week in a shop I hadn’t been to in quite some time. The last time I was there, one of the employees with whom I’d had a good rapport and lots of banter complimented my appearance, … Continue reading
I found myself the other weekend, dirt up to my elbows, being asked by a friend, and now-tenant, if they could help me with anything. In my mind, I hesitated, I didn’t want to impose, but then I knew what … Continue reading
I’m going to start off with this: last Friday sucked in a very, very bad way.
I reached for my glass, happening to glance in the direction in which I was reaching, and looked. Then I stared. Then I grinned.
Letter To The Editor Dear Editor, Where has your publication gone? I initially sat down to write a letter to complain that I’d like to be refunded my subscription, but then I realized that I don’t pay for your publication. … Continue reading
I have a confession to make: I’m easily distracted.