Author Archives: Molly

HOLED UP

Tweet Despite the fact that bars are crowded, students are going back to campus, and Governors are opening states up like crazy, the virus is still out there. It never went away, actually. A lot of people think it is … Continue reading

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UP AND DOWN

Tweet   The days. The nights. The news. It’s all bad. Some days are worse. How can we be living in this nightmare? No matter how many cute masks I buy, no matter how sunny it is outside, the truth … Continue reading

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THE ENUMERATOR

Tweet If I had to describe my husband, Charlie, in one word, it would be gregarious. He can walk into a room full of strangers, stay one hour, and come home and tell me that One woman there had shingles last … Continue reading

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LIFE FAILS

Tweet I envy all the real grown ups out there. Some grown ups I know are barely out of their teens. Others are appropriately mature considering their age. I have been watching a lot of news lately, and I see … Continue reading

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WHAT TO DO WHEN SHUTDOWN

Tweet Oh, man. How many months has it been? A hundred? I am certain that those of us who are still in the “alive” category remain at home for the majority of the time. We don’t participate in the street … Continue reading

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IN ROOMS ALL OVER AMERICA, OR MAYBE JUST AROUND MY BLOCK

Tweet It’s months into this pandemic. We are all, well all of us who want to remain alive, inside–still. The above is the view from my balcony. All of those windows are where people are living. I like to imagine … Continue reading

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STATUS UPDATE

Tweet What is the “new normal,” anyway? I have never seen the movie Groundhog Day, but doesn’t it have something to do with a guy waking up every day and doing the same thing over and over? I think that is … Continue reading

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GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

Tweet The pandemic has become my nemesis. No, I don’t have COVID. Thank God. The reason I don’t have COVID is that I am in this house nearly every minute of every day. I take no chances, because I am one … Continue reading

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DAY TO DAY

Tweet Life is so different. The new “normal.” Some of us have more courage than others; some see risk as just part of life. Others, those in the “vulnerable” category, see risk as life shortening. When the remainder of life … Continue reading

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