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.

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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Cabin Fever

Do you want to be a snow bunny? Are you tired of spending winter cooped up in the house? Do you want to go to a romantic winter lodge and ski down the bunny slope? Do you want to feel … Continue reading

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The Mischievous Cat’s New Tree

  DAY 1 – Once of the most joyful things about the holiday season is the tradition of putting up a Christmas tree. At last the tree is up, trimmed and in all its glory. The lights are sparkling and … Continue reading

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Chat With the Dog

Before I begin, I would like to say that you are, for the most part, a good pet. However, there are a few matters that need to be discussed regarding the holiday this year. I hope you will pay attention … Continue reading

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