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PLATING

Tweet Moms. They make breakfast, lunch, and dinner, usually. Unless they are married to chefs or something. So they do it year in and year out until they nearly drop from the sheer ennui of it all. Figure out what … Continue reading

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REPORTING IN

Tweet   This is a departure from my regular fare. I have anxiety. It comes and goes, but it has been there since childhood. I am just now learning how to deal with it. It will take time, but I … Continue reading

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WITH APOLOGIES TO KEN BURNS

Tweet I watch television like it’s my job. This is a result of the pandemic; at least that is my excuse. Documentaries are my chosen genre, or as one of my friends said, “If  a documentary has been produced, Molly … Continue reading

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ASKING FOR A FRIEND

Tweet Is chili powder still spicy if the expiration date is 2013? Can you still buy Geritol? Why do people in crime shows always take walks alone in the woods? When will the pandemic be over? Why do book clubs … Continue reading

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SELFIES

Tweet I quit social media during the worst of the pandemic and the Trump administration, when all social media did for me was to plunge me further into emotional turmoil. I did not leave Instagram, however. Like the guys who … Continue reading

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THERE IS YOGURT IN THE BACK OF MY FRIDGE

Tweet The shelves of my refrigerator are cluttered. There is either barbecue sauce or ketchup dried on one shelf. The door is so full of condiments it isn’t even funny. But I can justify everything in there. But way in … Continue reading

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LET THEM GO

Tweet Fall. The air is crisp, the apples are good again, and for me, it’s a liberation. I no longer need pedicures. Closed shoes, you know. This is both economically freeing and personally liberating, because a good pedicure costs more … Continue reading

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A CAUTIONARY TALE

Tweet I am a victim of misinformation. I may not be a victim of misinformation. It could be that I am the victim of my own faith in what I see on the Internet. I could be a victim of … Continue reading

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I ASK MYSELF

Tweet I left Twitter and Facebook right after the last presidential election, at the beginning of the pandemic. Constant scrolling for “news,” all of which was bad, and reading what everyone else in the world was thinking, all of it … Continue reading

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