Melanie Bates's Blog Posts

Wed, Apr 9 - 9:00 PM
Bright and early Monday morn, I head to the doctor to discuss my proposed total hysterectomy. The...
Sat, Mar 8 - 9:00 PM
I’ve long had a love affair with Almond Joy pieces. Every night we would climb into bed together...
Tue, Feb 4 - 9:00 PM
I went to the grocery store a few weeks ago. I needed a package of Almond Joy pieces and some...
Tue, Jan 7 - 9:00 PM
I have a lot of theories floating around inside this noggin of mine. None of them are backed up by...
Tue, Dec 10 - 9:00 PM
I’m afraid to write this blog post. I’ve worked it, and re-worked it, and re-worked it a gazillion...
Mon, Oct 21 - 9:00 PM
Some fifteen years ago, when I was deep in the study of Native American spirituality, I traveled...
Tue, Sep 17 - 9:00 PM
I just launched my website. It’s been hanging out there in cyberspace, shivering and alone. I have...
Tue, Jul 9 - 9:00 PM
Do you ever just feel like no one hears you? As if you’re floating under the Pacific screaming “...
Wed, Apr 17 - 9:00 PM
  I’ve been thinking about time a lot...
Mon, Mar 11 - 9:00 PM
I haven’t had much to say. Maybe you’ve noticed. More likely you were busy fighting with family...

Melanie Bates's Comments

Tue, Feb 11 - 10:27 AM
What your son said is really telling, Ellen. I had a moment on the phone with my sister yesterday...
Tue, Feb 11 - 10:23 AM
I do think it's automatic and it's something that we've been doing for a really, really long time...
Fri, Feb 7 - 4:33 PM
This is. absolutely. outstanding. Kudos, love. And... no more lemons.
Fri, Feb 7 - 4:27 PM
I'm so glad that you got something out of this, it's been a huge lightbulb for me and I'm much more...
Fri, Feb 7 - 4:26 PM
But I think we women could acknowledge each other with more smiles and thank you's than I'm sorry's...
Fri, Jan 10 - 4:07 PM
We have been deemed crazy for a long, long time. Hysteria, just the origin of the word makes me...
Fri, Sep 20 - 5:37 PM
Thank you so much, love. I'm so glad. I didn't see a copyright on the picture, I did a google...
LOL
Wed, Sep 18 - 2:07 PM
I SO love that - "I have always found procrastination and perfection are twin cousins that I try...
Ha!
Wed, Jul 31 - 4:57 PM
Thanks, Shiloh, it's so true. I should definitely have used your verbage - "what the 'f' are you...
Mon, Jul 22 - 6:57 PM
Your writing just literally takes my breath away, so quiet and strong. Thanks for this reminder....