A fire briefly unites the world
Hi! It's been a Monday over here, so instead of the weightier topics I considered for tonight's post, I thought I'd do a round-up of "good stuff on the internet." Please feel free to comment and add your own! Humor/Entertainment: Nathan Pyle's "Strange Planet" comic series is giving me life on Instagram. It's a wholesome, … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: April 8, 2019
Today, I just wanted to drop a few positive things here, and I invite you to do the same! What's made you smile lately? My list: -Season 3 of Queer Eye -- seriously, go watch it! It's such a feel-good show in an era of pettiness, manufactured outrage, and toxicity. (Also, you need to see … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: March 18, 2019
I just learned that my still-feels-new town is one of the least politically divisive places in America -- not that it's not full of staunch Republicans and Democrats, because of course it is! but these party lines tend to not become interpersonal stonewalls. Partisanship doesn't regulate friendship very often here. (Most people keep their politics … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: March 4, 2019
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"I ask no favor for my sex. All I ask of our brethren is that they take their feet off our necks." --Sarah Grimké, women's suffrage advocate and abolitionist (as quoted by Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg) This has been a rough week. The massive injustice carried out today (and throughout this disgustingly incomplete … Continue reading Your Foot is Still on My Neck