Category Archives: Personal

Fancy Coffee Friday: Reset

The computer which I use at work is an older model and has been having trouble of late. It’s slow. Slow as molasses in January as the saying goes. It is cluttered and doesn’t have enough RAM to run the … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

Last week Monday, my barn jeans tore across the left thigh. They’d been wearing noticeably thin over the last few months and I knew they would need to be retired soon. Monday was July 8th and it would have been … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Nurishment

I am a fan of the literary magazine, The Sun, which is ad-free and runs a variety of features from interviews to “Readers Write.” Once in a while, I think I should submit something for publication, but the thought passes.

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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: Assumptions, Suppositions, and Guesswork

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

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Hero Worship?

I’m going to start off with this: last Friday sucked in a very, very bad way.

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Fancy Coffee Friday: You’re So…

Last night leaving the office, I was walking outside with my coworker friend and closely followed by a brand-new coworker. Coworker friend and I were discussing the latest audio book I was listening to and the new coworker asked what … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Under The Influence

Mr. Muse and I decided many years back to remain child-free. We have a handful of couples we’re friends with who have also chosen the same path. Contrary to popular opinion, this isn’t due to a lack of enjoyment of … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Phases of the Mood

I stared at the blank page in the notebook. All of the ideas that had zipped through my mind moments before suddenly skittered away like water gliders on the surface of a pond. The only thing remaining was a series … Continue reading

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