Author Archives: Molly

THE MULTI PURPOSE CAT

Tweet Dogs. What’s not to like? They are so portable. You can get yours certified as an “emotional support animal” and take him with you on the plane and out to lunch. I love dogs. I have had two of … Continue reading

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THE CURATED LIFE

Tweet   Everywhere I go, people are taking pictures of themselves. At the theatre, sitting in their seats, holding up their Hamilton programs and smiling. “Envy us, you wretches.” They take snaps of themselves having wine and cheese at trendy little … Continue reading

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TO ALL MY READERS

Tweet I have been writing this blog for at least ten years. There are people who read my blog. I have no idea how many of you there are out there. Some writers/authors/bloggers do so to “build their platform.” A platform … Continue reading

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FAKE NEWS

Tweet It is nearly noon in Dayton. The grocery stores yesterday were an absolute zoo. Sidebar: why every person in a snow zone thinks that the answer to having drifts ten feet high and not being able to get out … Continue reading

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SNOW DAY

Tweet It is a relief when it behaves like winter around here, because Global Warming.  

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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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