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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Monday Musings – 50 Word Story

There’s clearly a disturbance in the atmosphere casting a web of fear over our home as Harper and I are afraid of the yard with bats circling and chirping above our heads in the evening and fifty migrating grackles swarming throughout the day. At least someone feels right at home.

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Monday Musings – 50 Word Story

A peaceful scene should inspire enlightening thoughts and all I’ve got is that I no longer enjoy popping M&Ms in my mouth throughout the day and instead of wrestling the kayak into the water I would prefer leaving it floating on the lake by the dock and jumping in gracefully. 

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Monday Musings – 50 Word Story

The world lit up unexpectedly and the extraordinary sky   offered hope of artistic visions leading into the first autumn of falling leaves without football. Music is filling the silence, whether on the stereo or watching Seymour: An Introduction and The Music Of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble.  

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Monday Musings

I’ve always loved the power of words and the ability of a writer to masterly compose a sentence that leaves you swimming in the depths of the powerful emotions they evoke. I don’t have any such sentences like that for you, but I do have a few words and phrases that have been bandied about.…

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Monday Musings – 50 Word Story

Back in the ’90s Seinfeld was my favorite show and who knew decades later life would become a permanent episode of “Bizarro World.” At dawn the day arrives appearing normal, but then the hours roll along and with a subtle shift on the surface the “bizarro” creeps into the scene.

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Monday Musings

It was a weekend of Netflix & Chilll’d and the ice cream was as good as the episodes of Down To Earth With Zac Efron and The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes (click on shows for trailers). There was also plenty of baseball on the tv and while Harper so far does not appear to be a big baseball fan…

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Monday Musings

As the days drift by and  I pause for a moment  with the stillness of a dragonfly amidst the blurring landscape of life, I appreciate that in the journey of letting go I’m surrounded by calm waters.

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Monday Musings

There are many simple things along the way in life that one can develop strong opinions about, like not being a big fan of seafood after a bad reaction to my first seafood dinner, but then discover how quickly opinions can change after one fabulous lobster roll has you constantly thinking about placing your next…

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Monday Musings

Love those peaceful days that begin with coffee and banana bread on the deck followed by enjoying a snack or two throughout the day surrounded by birds, flowers blooming, bunnies, Harper monitoring the snacks and the day ending with the most fabulous rare visitor stopping by to say goodnight.

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