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
Hi! Can you believe it's almost MAY?? My puppy for The Stitched Puppy Project arrived today! I need to take "unboxing" photos. I'm going to add a patch of needlework to this blank plush dog, then send it to the next stitcher in my group, who will do the same, on through the last person, … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: April 27, 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
Holy hats; it's March already! How's it going? Are you starting to see signs of spring where you are? We are, I suppose. My town received almost three feet of snow Thurs/Fri, but today it's 45F and raining. That would be great and all if we didn't currently have about 8 small trails of water … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: March 2, 2020
Half-mundane, half-magical, because that's how it goes
Well, that didn't go as planned, but what ever does?
We're almost through the first week of 2020!
How am I so tired and it's only Monday??
Hi, y'all! What a whirlwind of a week it's been. We had our next-to-last choir rehearsal tonight for "Messiah." We're sounding pretty decent for the size of the choir! I can't wait to rehearse in the concert space; acoustics are always different. It'll be a treat to hear the orchestra, too! (And I'm only mildly … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: December 9, 2019