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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 I began my writing career as a reader. I had no intentions of ever becoming an author; if you had asked me at age 50 who I was, I would have said, “I am a teacher, a parent, and … Continue reading
Tweet There are current events. There is aging. The slow disintegration of things like my joints, the thinning of my skin, and the knowledge that my life is no longer an unfolding adventure stretching out in front of me, but … Continue reading
Tweet In our callow youth, whenever we overheard “old people” conversing, we thought it was so telling: old folks seemed to have nothing worth discussing but for the current condition of their body parts. Arthritis, hammertoes, hernias, who is the … Continue reading
Tweet I am unable to write anything worth reading. Peace to Charlottesville and to the United States.
Tweet IMAGINE A PHOTO HERE OF A CUPBOARD THAT IS SO CLEAN AND MINIMAL THAT THERE ARE ONLY FOUR TUPPERWARE CONTAINERS ON ONE SHELF, AND THE OTHER THREE SHELVES ARE TIDY, ORGANIZED, AND CLUTTER FREE. This is because my image … Continue reading
Tweet Climate change is turning Dayton into a sort of rainforest. We have had so much precipitation that the lushness is overtaking us. The lawn has to be mowed constantly. There are mosquitoes everywhere. It is so humid that I … Continue reading
Tweet If you are not a Facebook user, this post may not excite you. If you are on Facebook, and you love to read, then it will! August 8 is the day. Readers Coffeehouse is the place. On that one … Continue reading
Tweet HIM: What is all this stuff? We are going to be gone for a week. It looks as if you think we are moving! ME: It’s a condo. The literature says that “renters are responsible for all bathroom, beach, … Continue reading
Tweet This is my granddaughter, Birdie, all ready for the Fourth of July. No further words are necessary.