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
I wasn't planning on it, but I'm going to be dragging out my sewing machine (Jolene, my modern gal, although I may see about going antique for part of this), dusting out her innards, and putting her to work again on masks. More. Masks. I've already made over 800 of them. Some of these will … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: July 20, 2020
Hi, y'all! Did you have a good weekend? We did; yesterday we celebrated my oldest child's FIFTEENTH birthday!! Where does the time go?? Other news: I'm working on getting my Etsy shop up and running again after spending my mask-making time with it in Vacation Mode; I want to list my pendants and chainmaille bracelets. … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: June 15, 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
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
Holy hats; it's March already! How's it going? Are you starting to see signs of spring where you are? We are, I suppose. My town received almost three feet of snow Thurs/Fri, but today it's 45F and raining. That would be great and all if we didn't currently have about 8 small trails of water … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: March 2, 2020
Half-mundane, half-magical, because that's how it goes
Well, that didn't go as planned, but what ever does?
We're almost through the first week of 2020!
Shows and snows and holy cats, it's December!