Author Archives: Molly

REMAIN CALM

Tweet Every single hour, news breaks. A new scandal, crime, investigation, somebody uses a bad word, somebody shoots people, the globe gets hotter, you name it. Are you getting outrage fatigue? I certainly am becoming weary of the constant buffeting … Continue reading

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HO HO HO

Tweet For most of my life, Christmas has been about the decorations, the food, and of course, the gifts. This all changed when my daughter had first, her son Charlie, and then her daughter, Birdie. I remember people saying it … Continue reading

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IT’S A WRAP

Tweet Catalogs are just as bad as social media. They represent misleading images of family life at the holiday seasons. Everything is perfect. All the homes are decorated in color-coordinated splendor. The feasts, complete with table settings laden with holiday … Continue reading

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THE DAILY GRIND

Tweet As I loaded the dryer with a bunch of clean laundry, I sighed because I wore a shirt last week that I would now have to iron before wearing again. I kicked myself for getting a shirt that isn’t … Continue reading

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FOOD

Tweet The holidays are about a lot of things. The family, happiness, giving, the religion you follow, and all of that stuff. But if you are honest, you look forward to the holiday season because FOOD. Stuffing yourself. Everybody does … Continue reading

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IT’S NOT HEAVY, IT’S MY BLANKET

Tweet Times are tough for those of us who are in our right minds. There is so much stress. Wildfires that truly are Hell on earth. Politics. The leader of our nation discussing raking forest floors and other inanities. I … Continue reading

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PEAKING TOO EARLY

Tweet I have a love/hate relationship with the Fall. It is glorious, the leaves gold, orange, and red–almost blindingly bright in the sunlight. Breathtaking.  There is so much to look forward to. Thanksgiving, brisk walks scuffing through piles of leaves, reading … Continue reading

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COPING

Tweet The next couple of days will be tense. Many of us are hoping against hope that the complexion of Congress will change. In the meantime, to reduce anxiety, we cope in various ways. Here is what I am doing: … Continue reading

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TROUBLED WATERS

Tweet If only our world looked like this. But it doesn’t; and all of us are stressed, worried, heartsick, anxious, and you can add as many negative adjectives to the list that you would like. It is a time of … Continue reading

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