In two days, Joe Biden will be POTUS. I can't wait. I saw today that Garth Brooks will be performing at the inauguration, and that he says it's a statement of unity. I hope the Trumplican country music fans pay heed to his words. I know some of them will be surprised -- but if … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: January 18, 2021
Happy New Year, y'all! It's not 2020 anymore! And, in two weeks and two days, Joe Biden will be POTUS. Kamala Harris will be VP. I know there is a lot of noise (a LOT) around all of that right now, but don't let it steal your peace. Biden will be sworn in. Trump will … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: January 4, 2021
We have made it to THE LAST MONDAY OF 2020, folks! Friday is the first day of a whole new year.I thought about doing a retrospective for 2020 but good gods, where would I even begin? You know the headlines; you've lived through all of it too. But you know what? For all of the … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: December 28, 2020
Happy Solstice, y'all! And a Blessed Yule to all who celebrate. /|\ May the return of the light bring everything you need in order to thrive, and may your hearth always be warm and bright. I admit I am a fan of the waning half of the year over the waxing half but both have … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: December 21, 2020
Well, dear hearts, we're here! Still waiting on Hawaii's votes at 7pm EST, but they won't change anything. It's beautiful, isn't it?One more nail in the coffin of the terrible and strangely orange Trump era. Breathe. There is work to do. But first, breathe.
Prometheanne: Teaser Poem #5!
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
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