About little old me…random, happy, excited, musically inclined, semi-healthy, always curious, avid reader, lover of soft fluffy dogs and sleek he-man hunter kitties, I sing too loud in the car, will cook for you and share a good bottle of wine, food lover, chocolate fiend, poet, rock star, mom, daughter, friend and confidant.......
Author Archives: Melis and the Muse
Oh dear readers, if you still exist! I am indeed alive and well, and knocking items off the 40×40 list like a CHAMP. Which would make sense why I haven’t posted in oh, four months, right? On account of all … Continue reading
Behold! Two delicious little musical morsels, and a little something that makes me giggle. 1. Kimbra, who is all kinds of quirky wierdness: 2. This, off The Black Keys cd El Camino, that I just purchased and do so adore. … Continue reading
1. OK- a few months ago I started thinking about opening up my own advertising and design business…nothing fancy, most def a mom and pop outfit, but something to keep me creative and learning, and if I make a buck … Continue reading
1. I am sequestered today in a quiet office, supplied with plenty of coffee and girl scout cookies, left to design and write, and get some projects completed. For some reason, the best music for this, is plenty of standards … Continue reading
Inspired, in equal measures, by Hurricane Katrina, Buster Keaton, The Wizard of Oz, and a love for books, The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore is a poignant, humorous allegory about the curative powers of story. Using a variety of techniques (miniatures, computer animation, 2D animation) award winning author/ illustrator William Joyce and Co-director Brandon Oldenburg present a hybrid style of animation that harkens back to silent films and MGM Technicolor musicals. Morris Lessmore is old fashioned and cutting edge at the same time.
Vday. Thoughts: 1. I woke up this morning, feeling a lot like a love Grinch. I would not and could not be swayed to enjoy this V-day. As it happens I’m not alone in my grinchy sentiments, but I will … Continue reading