The View From My Cup

The View From My Cup…Comics

The view from my cup…comic pages. It has been years since I regularly read the comics in the newspaper. Probably since Calvin and Hobbes went away. That was December 31, 1995. On the first day of the same year, Read more

The View From My Cup – Things Gone

The view from my cup…things I don’t see anymore. Now and again, I think of something I haven’t seen for quite a while. As in, not for years, and in some cases decades. Take, for instance, carhop trays. BC Read more

The View From My Cup – Acorns Aplenty

The view from my cup… imminent sign of fall, or precursor of horrific winter? Acorns, part of nature’s granola for squirrels. I watch with amusement and fascination as a squirrel digs a tiny hole, inserts an acorn, and spends Read more

Return to Work Covid Playbook

The View from My Cup (today the view from my tiny cup collection)… After working from home for ten or so weeks, in June I returned to the office on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays. I spent a few hysterical Read more

My Short Covid-19 Essay

I wrote this in March, right after we were given the work from home order and toilet paper reigned supreme. We had just dipped our collective toe into the surreal world of the Covid-19 pandemic.


So Far Away

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Working From Home

The view from my cup…working from home. As with most writers, I have a day job. One that provides insurance, sick and vacation days, and a regular paycheck. Currently, with the Covid-19 restrictions, by day job is now my Read more

The View From My Cup on the Ides of March

The view from my cup…a slice of sticky bun. The hubs and I have a Sunday morning ritual. He gets up, gets dressed, and goes out to pick up the Huntington and Charleston newspapers. Some mornings he brings home Read more

The View from My Cup…

The view from my cup…a cobweb in the morning light. Cobwebs are delicate, fleeting works of art and just one of many things I have enjoyed seeing while my face hasn’t been glued to a phone screen for two Read more

The View from My Cup – a guest post by Cat Pleska

My view is over the rim of a 1970s vintage green coffee cup, with a cream interior. I’m an unrepentant coffee drinker like my momma was.

Mom used to share coffee with lady friends two or three days a Read more

The View from My Cup…. guest post by author Connie Kinsey

The view from my cup…

When my son was born. I promised him everything good. I feel like I’ve made good on that promise. On social media, I call him Chef Boy ‘R Mine.  He’s the love Read more