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.

To Sleep or Not To Sleep

Lately I’ve been hearing other people talk a lot about their personal disorders. I confess I hadn’t really thought much about sleep problems before. Just show me the bed and I can be cutting Z’s in 15 minutes any time … Continue reading

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The Interview

I read with interest the notice in the office newsletter about a vacancy. I hadn’t been promoted in years. Although, I already had a great job where I was chained to a computer and forced to drink black coffee all … Continue reading

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Bombogeneses

The rest of the country can only look on in wonder as the Northeast panics over a snow storm. “Aren’t they used to snow?” We wonder. It snows there all the time. Do a few extra inches really make much … Continue reading

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside

                                  The North Pole seems to have moved south for the winter and we are shivering like castaways with hypothermia. Parking lots have become … Continue reading

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Happy Online New Year

This is the time of the year when people make New Year’s Resolutions, resolving to change all things wrong in life and turn over a new leaf — to stop smoking, to lose weight, to clean closets, watch less television … Continue reading

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Tree? What Tree?

  Christmas came and went – but my Christmas tree came and is still here.  Why is it that I procrastinate about the inevitable every year?  I know that sooner or later I have to do the deed and take … Continue reading

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The Storyteller – Part 2

The memoir my mother wrote covers a wide range of anecdotes.  She enjoys telling about how visitors were always welcome at my grandmother’s house, and no one was ever turned away.  If it was mealtime, available food was shared with … Continue reading

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The Storyteller – Part 1

Mother is a storyteller, a spinner of tales.  Her stories are mostly about rural Tennessee and her life growing up on a farm with a large family of eleven children.  In rural Tennessee back in the 20’s the modern world … Continue reading

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Dear Santa

Dear Santa, I’m writing this because I want to explain a few things in case you get the wrong idea.  You may have heard a rumor that I said I didn’t believe in you any more.  I did say this, … Continue reading

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