Prometheanne: Dead Fires and Lifeblood, Teaser #1!
Don't look away
Hi! How's your Monday been? I woke up to pleasant temperatures (thank you, rain!) and no headache for the first time in a few days, so that was a good start! I don't get headaches often, especially not recurrent-for-days ones, so when I do I'm a big baby about them. It's been a sleepy kind … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: July 22, 2019
When I was in second grade (back when dinosaurs still roamed the earth), our report cards were handwritten. There was a nice long section on the back for comments from the teacher -- none of this comment-by-number computerized mess. I always received glowing praise about my "sunny disposition" or my good grades -- except one … Continue reading What Optimism Isn’t
Another hiatus happened (oops). I've been sorting through some of those pesky life questions and am still uncertain as to where this blog is going. (That's OK for now.) Years ago, someone hit me squarely between the eyes with a few simple words -- words that were echoed not long ago by someone else, who … Continue reading Use Your Magic
Let's say that something less than ideal is happening (or just happened) in your life. "Look at the silver lining!" they say. It's not terrible advice, you know. But sometimes, it's really hard to see a silver lining. Sometimes we just have to paint our own. (And I'm not talking about the super-serious life events … Continue reading Paint Your Own Silver Linings