Author Archives: Sheila Moss

About Sheila Moss

My stories are about daily life and the funny things that happen to all of us. My columns have been published in numerous newspapers, magazines, anthologies, and websites.

Take Time to be Thankful

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking of a few things other than turkey that we are thankful for. Since you probably know but just have trouble remembering, here is a small list of thoughts to … Continue reading

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Clean Up, Spruce Up, Fix Up

Winter is here. Time to clean up, spruce up, fix up before the holidays. I don’t want to remodel the entire house but I just can’t seem to help myself. No matter how much I argue, the adrenaline seems to … Continue reading

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Buying a New Desk

On Sunday morning my honey and I have developed the habit of going to the local pancake house for breakfast. This past Sunday was as usual, so we found ourselves headed down the road to the pancake place. I need … Continue reading

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Finding German Roots

Originally posted on Blogging the Blue Danube:
My partner, Morris, was born in Germany, but came to the U.S. with his parents as an infant when they immigrated. Ever since I’ve known him, he has wanted to see where he…

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Better Late than Later

I am being done in by the mundane things of life, those little home repair jobs that are so unimportant that I can never get around to them. It is easier to put up with the minor inconvenience than take … Continue reading

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The Plumber

I really hate dealing with service people, but there comes a time in the course of home ownership when one must have repairs done, like it or not. In my recent situation, it was the plumbing needing attention. I thought … Continue reading

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Empty-Nest Syndrome

Mothers sometimes complain that adult children abandon them after they grow up and leave the nest. Empty-nest mothers feel as if the children no longer care. They want to know whether the children still love them. Here is a simple … Continue reading

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Beetle Mania

“We are infested with ladybugs, thousands, all over the house outside, coming in through every crack!” It was a text message from my daughter. Naturally, it was at a time when I was so busy at the office I could … Continue reading

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Munich, Germany

Originally posted on Blogging the Blue Danube:
Where to begin? Germany is very modern and at the same time very traditional. The people are friendly and cultured. Much of Munich was destroyed in World War II, but has been restored.…

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Musical Rooms

We are playing “musical rooms” at my house. This is similar to the children’s game of “musical chairs” in which everyone switches chairs while the music plays. I made the “brilliant” decision about a month ago to change my house … Continue reading

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