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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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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