Fancy Coffee Friday: That’s A Wrap

The Amusing Muse Fancy Coffee Friday: That's A WrapIf I were a good, reliable blogger, I’d have written something and gotten it posted and in your inbox at 5 AM this morning. But, as I mentioned last week, I’m not a good blogger. I’m a well-intentioned one though, and this week, as the close of 2018 is nigh, I shall close the year with reflection. Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Good Intentions

The Amusing Muse Fancy Coffee Friday: Good IntentionsI’m a bad, albeit well-intentioned, blogger. Honestly, I suspect that is the case with a lot of bloggers, particularly those who have a job outside of their blog. A few months back, I had written that life was about to change around here and that the changes would allow me to write more. Obviously, if you have been watching your email inbox for a post from me during this time, you know they have been few-and-far-between. Here’s what I’ve learned so far… Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: (In)Security Blanket

The Amusing Muse Fancy Coffee Friday: (In)Security BlanketSo 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.” Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: A Question of What to Write

The Amusing Muse Fancy Coffee Friday: A Question of What to WriteMy 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. Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Lucidity and Recurrence

The Amusing Muse Fancy Coffee Friday: Lucidity and RecurrenceGreen. 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 sometimes where I find my dreams. Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Sweet Basil Jesus!

The Amusing Muse Fancy Coffee Friday: Sweet Basil JesusDid 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, now huge, Genovese basil plants in my herb raised bed. Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Assumptions, Suppositions, and Guesswork

The Amusing Muse Fancy Coffee Friday: Assumptions, Suppositions, and GuessworkI 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, but Life just hadn’t taken me in that direction for quite some time. Continue reading

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