Author Archives: Molly

THE TRUTH ABOUT THE HOLIDAY

Tweet As I drove home from getting my usual curbside groceries, a beautiful Christmas song came on the radio. The Gloucestershire Wassail Carol is a favorite from my childhood. All of a sudden, a wave of sadness so potent washed over … Continue reading

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THE LIST

Tweet We haven’t exchanged gifts for years, preferring to spend the money on our kids and grandkids. But this year is different; we will be here just the two of us. So damn it, we want to be festive and … Continue reading

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HOLIDAY SHOPPING???

Tweet Those people who have everything–they don’t need sweaters, books, jewelry, or even socks. So what do you get them this year? I have the answer to that. I have an online shop full of my designs. Framed prints, mugs, … Continue reading

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BIZZARO WORLD

Tweet We are in a pandemic, the POTUS is attempting a coup, and next week is Thanksgiving. We are all swirling around inside our own heads, wondering what to do, how to cope, and when this nightmare will be over. … Continue reading

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TED TALK

Tweet It’s official. Charlie Campbell is giving a TEDx talk! I am so proud of him. It is about facing the final stage of life, but it isn’t about death! Thursday, November 19, go to this link to watch the … Continue reading

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SILOS

Tweet The simple fact of the election has not erased what is going on here. Although half of us are relieved and rejoicing, the other half seethes. We are disease-ridden, locked in, angry, exhausted, and we face a very long … Continue reading

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THE MANY LIVES OF LENTILS

Tweet It is getting worse. According to a recent article in the New York Times, COVID is so ubiquitous that contract tracing is now impossible. People get it and have no idea where they got it. Even people who don’t … Continue reading

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HYGGE

Tweet I am sure you have read about this. Pronounced hoog uh. The art of being cozy when things are cold, grim, and bleak out there. Here in the United States, we have never needed hygge, but boy oh boy do … Continue reading

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EVERYONE IS COOKING

Tweet Winter is coming. Another pandemic winter. We are cooped up. Even Ina Garten can’t cheer some of us, because cooking is what everyone is turning to to keep us healthy, happy, and occupied. I hate cooking. I have always … Continue reading

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