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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: The Minute Rice of Blogging

The other night I was writing in my journal about how I’ve felt recently about writing for my blog, this blog. I lamented my lack of focus; my ideas pass before me much like dust motes seen in the sunlight … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: 21 Days

Whether an anecdote, or hard (semi-hard?) science, the rule of thumb is that it takes 21 days* to make, and break, habits. I’d had an excellent three-month run of sticking with my strength routine, journaling most days, and tracking calories. … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: For The Birds

It’s deafening, the noise in my head.

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Fancy Coffee Friday: The Value of a Story

My wedding set was filthy. Dirt had worked its way underneath and into the caging, the baguettes were dull and lusterless and I couldn’t remember the last time I’d sent it for a spa day. The jeweler looked at it, … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Hiding A Multitude of Sins or Putting Lipstick On A Pig

The roof leaked. The wind blew through crevices in need of weather-stripping. The plaster was peeling from the wall paneling over which it had been slathered. But, it has become home.

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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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