Category Archives: Musings

The Grandkids Visit

Due to some lifting of travel restrictions, plus the fact that some of us have had COVID-19 already and the others have been pretty thoroughly exposed, we deemed it safe to have my daughter, son-in-law, and their four boys visit … Continue reading

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COVID 19 anthology

I’m part of a group of local writers who have gotten together as Piedmont Authors Network. We had several projects in process right before the pandemic hit and lockdown became the norm. Some of those projects have had to be … Continue reading

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Having Covid19 (Probably)

There are so many ironies and quirks to the story. Irony one: if my trip to visit family had been scheduled for just a week later, I wouldn’t have gone. And I wouldn’t have gotten the disease that has dominated … Continue reading

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Winter has arrived in Greensboro

On Sunday it snowed. And snowed. And snowed. Sunday evening it turned to ice and freezing rain, but by Monday morning it was snowing again. In all we had somewhere over a foot of snow. You northerners may scoff, but … Continue reading

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It Wasn’t Exactly the Christmas I Wanted…

(I originally posted this on the Classic and Cozy blog, but wanted to repost here.) But it was the one I got, and it was terrific in its own way. Just not the way I planned. It’s always a better … Continue reading

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No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

A couple of months ago I noticed that my bill from the local power company, Duke Energy was a bit lower than I expected. Not a lot but somewhat. However, we’d just installed a bunch of energy-saving light bulbs and … Continue reading

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Bye Bye Baseball

Most people who know me know that I’m a sports fan. I love pro football, college basketball, and baseball in particular.  While watching Major League baseball on TV is fun, I can only take so much of it at a … Continue reading

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The Consumer Dilemma

A few days ago my printer died, which forced me into researching printers and buying a new one. But that brought with it another dilemma… Read about it here and I’d love to hear your thoughts about the situation: https://classicandcozybooks.blogspot.com/2017/08/the-consumer-dilemma.html … Continue reading

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The Freedom to Write

Today I shared a Fourth of July meditation about freedom and the writer over at the Classic and Cozy blog: https://classicandcozybooks.blogspot.com/2017/07/the-freedom-to-write.html  

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Lessons From the Olympics

Watching the Olympics a couple of weeks ago left me thinking about what we could learn from them. Here are a few quick thoughts I had about the games: 1.      Winning is relative. I know that sounds like a strange thing to say … Continue reading

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