Hiiii, August! 🙂 I love August (and Lughnasadh; hope everyone who celebrates had a lovely one!) because it really starts to feel like the year is on the wane, even if not weather-wise just yet. July is still so "high summer" in my head that it doesn't feel real yet. I've always been a fan … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: August 5, 2019
What is the most powerful sentence in existence?
The first thing I saw on Facebook this morning, September 11th, 2017, was a photo of the Twin Towers on a corporate page with the caption, "Never Forget." The first comment, which was apparently a troll attempt (given other factors), was along the lines of, "Hmph. Grief porn. Get over it." My knee-jerk reaction was … Continue reading Sixteen Years On: Never Forget?
I'm sorry I haven't posted any cute anecdotes and stories from Germany yet. I've been so thought-jumbled, so clogged up word-wise with all of the current events that it's been easier to be silent. It is easier to stay quiet than to speak out about things that need to change, to push back against the … Continue reading Dragging Voices