Hello, dear ones! Here we are in February! How have you fared over the past week? I'll have something more profound to say next week (we're closing in on a date with great personal meaning), but today is another "simple pleasures" kind of day. It was an unusually warm day here, for February (50F!). We've … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: February 4, 2019
Two things for y'all today (hopefully you'll get something of value from at least one of them!): 1. At a meeting for a large and beloved annual town festival, I gave a committee report to a room full of influential townspeople I don't know, as my face flamed (my co-chair, a native, always gives the … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: January 28, 2019
This past week or so, I've been getting acquainted with a whole new level of cold weather. It was rare to even go below freezing in TX -- same for eastern NC where I grew up. But here in NNY? Yeahhh-- we've been below zero quite a few times here, and this weekend had seriously … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: January 21, 2019
Looking into the future amidst the chilling November winds...