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Molly is a two time Erma Bombeck Writing Award winner, in both the humor and human interest categories. She won honorable mentions in 2010 and 2012.
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Tweet This is what we like to do on a Saturday in the midst of summer in the heartland: Get in the car. Turn on the AC. Drive out into the country (this gets harder and harder to do–urban sprawl). … Continue reading
Tweet Late July, 2018. I have been maintaining this blog for at least ten years. I cannot believe this, but it is true. As a result, I think I have said everything. I have typed in every single thought in … Continue reading
Tweet Midsummer. Today we are under a heat advisory. Old people are supposed to stay in the house and drink a lot of water. This makes sense. I am an old person. So I am inside, thinking about how to … Continue reading
Tweet Can a fan letter lead to a publishing deal? Yes, it can! Here is the story behind the story behind the story, as told by my publisher, Lou Aronica of The Story Plant, and me! First, Lou: Our Story Behind the … Continue reading
Tweet Aah. Vacation. When we load up the car, drive for hours, and meet up with family. Always fun. I will be back in a couple of weeks. Stay cool, and avoid the news!
Tweet This is my father. Handsome. Brilliant. Creative. Successful as both a violinist, a symphony conductor, a dean and college administrator who “invented” the concept of the Creative Arts Center in American Universities, and raised the money and the bricks … Continue reading
Tweet This has been a tough week. Suicides, a bully POTUS, world events that assault from all sides. Some wise people suggest that the only way to get through it is to turn off the television, stay off social media … Continue reading