About MissEclectric

My first attempt at blogging and I find myself staring blankly. What do I have to say that might interest anyone else? I made this blog to have a place to talk about my music that I have very recently started making. I found out that I enjoy nothing more than creating music and because I LOVE the steampunk culture, I decided I would gear my sound and style toward that genre. I only have two songs up on YouTube so far (and only one is mechanical sounding) because I’m going over all the songs I made previously to this decision and giving them a more mechanical sound and feel. I want to incorporate the old jazz styles as well – so if anyone is interested – that is what I am working on and what you can look forward to (if you like what I do).

A little about me and my life. It’s pretty simple. I’m a single mother so I don’t have very much spare time but when I get some I am scrambling to create a new song (or doing something like this) or garden (I have a goal to grow at least 75% of my fruits and vegetables this year). I have a beautiful boy – 9 months this week – very healthy. Very talented (of course I would say that). But seriously…he’s super smart. He gets that from me 😉  His name is Helo and, yes, I got that from Battlestar Galactica. I just loved the name and nothing else fit and I was very pleased that Helo (on the show) was such a good man. Seems like if you want to see a good man these days you have to watch fiction. I’M not bitter. Hehe

I’m trying a new garden technique this year. Vertical gardening – I looked for the YouTube video that I got the idea from but I didn’t find the one that I saw before – there are tons though so you always have your pick. Using wooden pallets, I just make a large garden box and you plant your garden and let it sit horizontally for a week and then turn it up vertically and it saves you space. I have to pallets completed so far – one full of onions and the other has 2 types of cabbage, broccoli, kale, and lettuce. The lettuce looked amazing when I started but is dying for some reason, and I don’t know why…everything else is doing pretty well, though. The kale plants were these weak little things that my mom gave me. They were practically dead and I thought I would plant them and not expect them to live, but now they seem to get healthier looking every day.

Does anyone else have health problems? Everyone seems to these days. I had 8″ of my small intestine removed about 9 years ago and since then they have been having a lot of trouble soaking up nutrients. Then when I had Helo my body really got malnourished. That is one of the reasons I want to grow as much fresh food as possible – I super need it! I’m seeing some naturopathic doctors in Portland and they have me on a routine and diet that are supposed to sooth and heal my intestines. I think it is working, but I’m still feeling pretty weak and dizzy.

Heh, I’m not sure…do I say goodbye? Do I just stop writing? I’m tired. I’m going to bed. Oh ps I saw on the daily post the photography challenge thing. I like photography and I think if I can handle another project I will jump on that.

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