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.

Who? Me? Addicted to the Computer?

Addicted to the computer? Who? Me? I’ll admit that I’ve been reading email when I should be mopping the floor, browsing online auctions when I should be doing laundry, surfing websites when I should be fixing dinner, but that doesn’t … Continue reading

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Hand Painted

It must be my age. After I finish one project, I can’t seem to remember how much trouble it was. I look only at the results and next thing I know, I’m planning another. I’ve had my eye on our … Continue reading

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The Hoarder

Some people find their niche in writing, some in teaching, some in computers, and so on. I’m afraid my niche is in hoarding junk. I am blessed, or cursed, with a large attic. The idea was that some day it … Continue reading

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The Death of Old Leaky

Several months ago, I decided to replace the leaky icemaker in my fridge. I hesitated about it for a long time as the refrigerator was old, and I was afraid a new icemaker might be more than it could handle. … Continue reading

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Call Me Curly

You are not going to believe me, but I have naturally curly hair. “You’re lucky!” everyone tells me. Lucky? I don’t think so. I have to work really hard to make it look naturally straight. Why is it that people … Continue reading

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Battle of the Lightbulbs

Instructions for adding additional lighting to your home: Decide that the dark space in your attic (or basement, or garage) could be better utilized with additional lighting. Go to local discount store and, buy an easy-to-install-just-plug-it-in, florescent workshop light and … Continue reading

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Dust of an Unlucky Moon

I don’t know if she was born in the dust of an unlucky moon, sneezed at the wrong time, or was under the rug when God passed out the good luck genes. Bad luck seems to follow my daughter around … Continue reading

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Cupid’s Reply

To: Loveless@hotmail.com From: Cupid@olympus.net Subject: RE: Urgent Request Thank you for your inquiry via email. I always make my utmost effort to respond to clients, especially with circumstances as desperate as those you describe. I am indeed known through out … Continue reading

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Email to Cupid

To: Cupid@olympus.net From: Loveless@hotmail.com Subject: Urgent Request Since this month is February, the month of love, and since you are the bearer of love and affection, could I ask you to aim one of your arrows at a certain person … Continue reading

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Furniture Safari

I’ve not purchased any furniture in a long time — so long I don’t even want to think about it. After all, who needs furniture? Once you buy it, it lasts forever, except maybe an upholstered piece or two, but … Continue reading

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