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Hi! It's August 24th! In two months, I'll be 38. Two months after that is Xmas Eve, for those who celebrate religiously and/or secularly. And a week after THAT, 2020 will be ending! I don't know many people who will be sorry to see it go, although I can't pretend it hasn't had some amazing … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: August 24, 2020
Been a rough couple of days around here; I think *gestures expansively * all of this is just getting to me a bit. All good though -- we're almost to ALBUM RELEASE DAY for the charity EP and I can't wait! (You can still pre-order here.) Other than that, there's not a lot going on … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: August 17, 2020
Hi, Saturday Songwriters, Twitter pals, and other folks wandering by! How are y'all tonight? (Well, it's night here; it's the next day for some of you, I know...good morning/day to y'all!) The world's gone crazy, maybe. So tell me three good things! They can be large or small or anywhere in between. 🙂 I'll go … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: August 10, 2020
Since my art career appears to be taking off (!!) and since art is one of those underrated things getting us all through this pandemic and this crazy year in general, I thought I would take the opportunity to point people at a few other artists whose work I admire and enjoy. John Avon, renowned … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: August 3, 2020
Hi, y'all! Did you have a good weekend? We did; yesterday we celebrated my oldest child's FIFTEENTH birthday!! Where does the time go?? Other news: I'm working on getting my Etsy shop up and running again after spending my mask-making time with it in Vacation Mode; I want to list my pendants and chainmaille bracelets. … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: June 15, 2020
Hey, friends! How are y'all tonight? I hope your Monday hasn't felt too "Monday"-ish. I guess the biggest "news" here is that I've decided to release my next poetry collection in Esperanto first, then English (maybe both simultaneously, but I doubt I'm up for that!). The poems weren't composed in Esperanto though (I'm not quite … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: May 18, 2020
Hi! How's it going in your corner of the world? It's been a blustery, wet day here, with wind howling around the house and trying to open, rattle, or tip over anything it can, spattering rain almost angrily against windows and walls, roof and concrete. But I...am oddly content right now. (I got a Thing … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: April 13, 2020
Hi! How are you? Today felt like spring here! It was gorgeous. I love winter, but I can also appreciate why people look forward to this season. Now, it's probably a false alarm/there may be more winter yet, but soon enough, spring will reign. I can't wait until my spring bulbs and plants start arriving! … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: March 9, 2020