Fancy Coffee Friday: Septic Tanks and Sycamores

The Amusing Muse Fancy Coffee Friday: Septic Tanks and SycamoresHow 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 of weather can cause issues for septic systems and trees alike. How? Let me tell you… Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: You Asked

The Amusing Muse Fancy Coffee Friday: You AskedAt 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, what was lost has been found! And without further ado, what you asked… Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: The Little Things

The Amusing Muse Fancy Coffee Friday: The Little ThingsThe other weekend, Mr. Muse and I were running errands here, there, and everywhere, which included the grocery store. It was a rather busy day, and there were people and carts everywhere! But, as we turned into the aisle housing the canned soups, I heard a little voice utter something that first, gave me pause, second, made me laugh, and third, reminded me that in life, it’s the little things that count. Continue reading

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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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