Hi! It is/was Monday, right? 😉 How are you? (How you are, no matter what form that takes today, is always OK to be/feel. I know sometimes it seems like there's an expected way-to-be or how to feel, but we're not all the same person; we don't all process life and various events the same … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: April 6, 2020
Hi! How are you? Need some good distractions? I thought I'd list my favorite generally-positive Instagram accounts for y'all this week. So, in no particular order, here are some folks you can follow when you need some cuteness or something happy to read: @the_happy_broadcast: News that offers hope and optimism about both current events and … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: March 30, 2020
Hey there! Are you looking for ways to brighten your day and maybe someone else's while we're isolating ourselves (if we're not essential workers)? I've found a few things that might help; they're happening in my neighborhood and town. 🙂 1) Consider putting up holiday lights, or even just a strand of white lights or … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: March 23, 2020
(I almost missed this one because it doesn't feel like Monday -- my husband had to work, but his job is remote, and my kids were home because there's no school here until April 17th.) Hiiii. How are you holding up, friends? I know the news is scary right now. Everything about daily life feels … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: March 16, 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
Hey there! How are you? Surviving Monday? It was almost unseasonably warm here today, at 45F! As nice as it was to walk outside without a coat, I won't mind when winter returns Wednesday night or so, and am hoping we get every bit of the snow they're predicting on Thursday and then some. I've … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: February 24, 2020
Don't look away
One more time for the people in the back.
There is always life beneath the snow...
Hi! Well, we did it! We've made it through the final Monday of 2019! Can you believe it? Today was...not a good day. Yesterday really wasn't either. (Different reasons, which I guess is a good thing overall?) 2017 was terrible and filled with losses; 2018 held a lot of other changes; 2019 has been hella-stressful, … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: December 30, 2019