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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
Every year for the past five years or so, in the final weeks of December, I've chosen a word for the following year. My "word of the year" (you've probably seen the concept in a dozen places by now) encompasses a trait or a goal or something else that I hope will serve as a … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: December 17, 2018
"All I want is a little candle/book/soap/oils/Tarot shop of my own in a small, liberal, chatty, nature-y town somewhere scenic. #dreams" That was me the other day, casual thoughts spilling over into Twitter conversations as per usual (seriously, if there were a job calling for a professional rambler, I'd be one of the most successful … Continue reading A Dream of Welcome
"Mom, I think you messed up. You should have been a singer. I mean, you could've really been somebody." It was just chatter, I told myself. My eleven-year-old casually moved on in the conversation that had become one-sided, as I tried to heave my weary heart away from old wounds suddenly renewed. She, thankfully, is … Continue reading The One Thing Worse than Has-Been