Monday Musings

Even though peak fall colors in our area are estimated to be after October 19, I told Harper we should go out for a walk and see what we could discover. Harper is always very excited when she hears the word walk, but that enthusiasm fades rapidly as she would actually prefer to stay home…

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Monday Musings

There have been moments lately when I feel like the universe is quietly laughing at me. As a curious soul, I’m always looking for more information and new thoughts, but things have gone in an extremely strange direction since the pandemic began. I’ve discovered that some days I’m very close to being a vegetarian and…

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Monday Musings – 50 Word Story

Looking at last year’s photos, it’s impossible not to think about how much has changed. The nights enjoying the lights, music and restaurants along Main Street have been replaced with wandering in the morning light as we continue our mission of creating the first snowy paw prints of the day.

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Monday Musings – 50 Word Story

Harper was intrigued by the mystical door that offered a portal into a world where obstacles were easily breached and fairies lived in the forest offering magical wishes of days filled with peaceful moments of hope and endless fabulous football games like Notre Dame’s amazing upset overtime victory over #1Clemson.

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Monday Musings – 50 Word Story

The chilly early mornings in the park now require a vest and gloves as we are welcomed in the solitude along the pond by only the company of a few remaining red-winged blackbirds and sounds of leaves rustling under Harper’s paws as she sets a steady pace along the paths.

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Monday Musings – Six Word Story #13

Weekend getaway with my favorite detective.

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Monday Musings – 50 Word Story

Reflecting and reinventing during the pandemic is popular, but I understand resisting joining the crowd.  I’m not in the mood for more change or reflection, although I’ve been wondering if I had been assigned the saxophone instead of the clarinet in band how different life would’ve been playing those gigs.

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Monday Musings – 50 Word Story

Something to appreciate in middle age is short cuts to enjoyment and clicking “Because You Watched” or “If You Like” always leads to great entertainment. After watching an episode of Long Way Up there’s time to reminisce about thrilling motorcycle trips before the related button takes you on another Ride.

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Monday Musings – 50 Word Story

I’m capable of 29 point rants about things I know and believe, but with a word count I’m limited on sharing why lobster rolls are the perfect end of summer celebration, 29 foods amazingly delicious smothered in jam and why “You Are Here” maps no longer help me recognize the surrounding world.

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Monday Musings – 50 Word Story

It’s been six months since the first confirmed COVID-19 cases in Michigan and after seeking remote places, some days the world sounds very loud when I leave the parks for a walk down Main Street or wake to the malfunctioning fire alarm blaring and the loudest howl you’ve ever heard.

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