I said in the previous MMM that we were coming up on a few anniversaries in my life. The first was on the 7th and I touched on it in my latest post, on the 8th. I lost my best friend in all the world two years ago, to them walking out of my life. … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: February 11, 2019
Grief makes people idiotic sometimes.
What does being a Druid look like on a random Monday morning?
I didn't have plans to write much of anything today (and I almost didn't!) but then I hit a pocket of pain in an otherwise awesome day, and it occurred to me that for many of us, the holidays are like that. Some of us are missing people in our lives, and the holidays seem … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: December 24, 2018
Welcome to my "virtual front porch," y'all.
Looking into the future amidst the chilling November winds...
"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
What happens to women if the Supreme Court swings to the far right?
Hi. Wheeeeew. It's been a while! This is going to be a very surface-level update; more interesting stuff later once I'm not surrounded by boxes. We are finally (FINALLY) in New York, and have taken pre-possession of the home we're buying (closing date has been delayed multiple times...hopefully next week!). I wasn't sure how I'd … Continue reading I ❤ NY
A detailed accounting of a triggered phobia event