Author Archives: Molly

GOOD MORNING

Tweet Sometimes I wake up at 7:00. Normal. Sometimes, though, I wake up at 4:30. Or 4:00. What to do? Get up? No, that would make the day way too long. Go back to sleep? Impossible. So I worry. There … Continue reading

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GEARING UP

Tweet Thanksgiving is next Thursday. I am already exhausted from getting ready for Thanksgiving. Admittedly, I am one who always overthinks, over expects, and underperforms. It is the overthinking that leads to the underperforming. For instance, I have read so darn … Continue reading

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A TO Z

Tweet In the news: A man won the world’s record for alphabetizing the letters in his son’s bowl of  soup in 2 minutes and 8.2 seconds. Truth. It was on NPR. The son pictured above is not the man’s son: … Continue reading

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AFTEREFFECTS

Tweet Covid is over. It isn’t, but we all act as if it is. There are some residual things that may never go away. I read an opinion piece in The Washington Post about how what we wear will in … Continue reading

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TRICK OR TREAT

Tweet I am going on hiatus for Halloween so that I can trick or treat with my grandchildren in Los Angeles. Their mom lets them eat one piece of candy, and they trade the rest in for a toy. I … Continue reading

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BOOKS I WILL NEVER READ

Tweet They are all over the bestseller lists. Written for women. Supposed to “take you out of today’s world” of you name it: hate, politics, global crisis, covid, etc. I do not like these books, because they have been written over … Continue reading

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WHEN THINGS GO WRONG

Tweet It started as a conversation about what time we should have dinner on Thanksgiving this year. I asked my husband, because in years past, when he was young and hearty, he wanted to have dinner in the afternoon so he … Continue reading

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FALL

Tweet   It’s fall. I wanted a pumpkin or two. Have you noticed that pumpkins are now so incredibly varied? They come in all colors. They have warts. They come in all kinds of shapes. This makes it difficult to … Continue reading

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DINNER

Tweet I have had a Crockpot forever. Funny, when I was a working mom, I almost never used it. Everything was boiled. Boiled food. When we moved into the apartment, I left the Crockpot behind. But right before the estate … Continue reading

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