Two things for y'all today (hopefully you'll get something of value from at least one of them!): 1. At a meeting for a large and beloved annual town festival, I gave a committee report to a room full of influential townspeople I don't know, as my face flamed (my co-chair, a native, always gives the … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: January 28, 2019
This past week or so, I've been getting acquainted with a whole new level of cold weather. It was rare to even go below freezing in TX -- same for eastern NC where I grew up. But here in NNY? Yeahhh-- we've been below zero quite a few times here, and this weekend had seriously … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: January 21, 2019
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What does being a Druid look like on a random Monday morning?
And 2019's Word of the Year is...
I didn't have plans to write much of anything today (and I almost didn't!) but then I hit a pocket of pain in an otherwise awesome day, and it occurred to me that for many of us, the holidays are like that. Some of us are missing people in our lives, and the holidays seem … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: December 24, 2018
Every year for the past five years or so, in the final weeks of December, I've chosen a word for the following year. My "word of the year" (you've probably seen the concept in a dozen places by now) encompasses a trait or a goal or something else that I hope will serve as a … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: December 17, 2018
Where "compassion requires action" came from...
Welcome to my "virtual front porch," y'all.
Looking into the future amidst the chilling November winds...