There is always life beneath the snow...
Mel’s Monday Musings: October 7, 2019
Ugh, this day. Here, have some photos.
Teacher Appreciation Lifetime
Dear Mr. S., It's Teacher Appreciation Week, and I've been reflecting on the many great educators who have touched my life over the years. I was very fortunate, from grade school through college, to experience the wisdom and kindness of several amazing teachers and professors. The good far outnumbered the mediocre or bad. But it … Continue reading Teacher Appreciation Lifetime
The Sins of Our Fathers
As darkness falls, I come to you tonight wearing my interfaith Minister of Peace hat. I'm not altogether comfortable in this role at times; I neither have nor desire a pulpit of any sort. But hear me now. And before I begin what is almost certain to be a long and extremely controversial post, let … Continue reading The Sins of Our Fathers
Springtime is not Kind
Today is the first official day of spring. Blessed Alban Eilir (or Ostara, or Spring Equinox if you prefer). I've returned from my little hiatus; my mom and stepdad have gone home. While they were here, we lost an uncle on my father's side after a long battle with cancer (melanoma). I can't do this … Continue reading Springtime is not Kind