Author Archives: musingmirror

About musingmirror

A writer of many genres, always in search of creative inspiration.

Air Travel 101 – Baggage Etiquette

Air travel can be a challenge and airlines have not made it any easier in recent years. Instead of inventing ways to facilitate the process they seem to be complicating it. Times are tough for everyone, so all the new … Continue reading

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Discontinued

Doesn’t it seem that just when you find a product you really like; the next thing you know it has been discontinued? Sometimes it’s something you’ve been using for years that mysteriously disappears from store shelves. Either way it can … Continue reading

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Are You Listening?

Maybe the question should be what are you listening to? So many people seem to be walking around these days wearing headphones (and Bluetooth headsets, which make them look like they’re candidates for the local padded room, wandering around talking … Continue reading

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To Tuck or Not to Tuck, That is the Question

Occasionally I see women on the street who have the tags from their shirts, blouses, or other clothing items sticking out. This seems to be primarily a woman’s issue, as I rarely, if ever, see it on a man. Women … Continue reading

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Universal Languages

Whether you speak English, French, German, Irish, or any of the other languages of the world, and whatever your cultural upbringing, people readily unite over music and children. Music is a universal language that can be enjoyed by anyone of … Continue reading

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Independence Day

Pop, pop, pop, the firecrackers ignite. Pop, pop, pop the gunshots echo. Ka-boom is the sound we hear as a firework is launched into the sky and ka-boom is what reverberates as a bomb buried just below the surface of … Continue reading

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Toys for Tots

In this 21st century it seems like far too many kids are loaded down with toys and gadgets; especially young ones. However, it’s amazing how little children need to amuse themselves. How many toddlers spend more hours playing in the … Continue reading

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Looks or Personality?

If you could choose only one aspect of your soul mate, would you choose looks or personality? Though many would want both, if you only had one choice, and for the sake of argument, you were to be with this … Continue reading

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Tainted Apple

Let me start this by saying I really do like Apple product and believe they are top quality. However, I do think their sales and marketing practices are anti-competitive, and I am surprised they haven’t run afoul of such things … Continue reading

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The Sale Price Is…

In the good old days, if something went on sale, the original price was reduced to the new sale price. Things were clearly posted, and you could easily determine how much something cost. Not so much anymore. Becoming as rare … Continue reading

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