February's poetry continues.
Mostly mundane thoughts
A humble poetry offering. Because love.
Today I want (and perhaps need) to talk a bit about friendship. Ralph Waldo Emerson said, "I do not wish to treat friendships daintily, but with roughest courage. When they are real, they are not glass threads or frost-work, but the solidest thing we know."He was right. If you have to walk on eggshells around … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: January 25, 2021
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
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
I've been a creative person all my life, but it's only been in the past few years that things have really started taking off for me in multiple directions career-wise. There are many people who got their big break later in life than I have; no complaints here! But it does make a person stop … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: December 7, 2020
Hiiiii. It's almost December!!
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