“I’m Still Here”

One of my favorite father figures in cinematic history is the late Richard Farnsworth portraying Matthew Cuthbert in Anne of Green Gables. His gentle, quiet presence is reminiscent of my own father; and I love how he immediately falls in love with Anne as she chatters away incessantly, allowing him to simply be himself in silent appreciation. While Matthew is a…

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These Thoughts of Mine

I’ve said in the past that Hot Mess Molly is not a political blog. This is a place when I am free to be a basket case, where I can let my ‘Freak Flag’ fly, with no shame in who I am… This is my place to embrace my messiness. Having said that, if I’m…

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Let’s Talk (Real) Love

In honor of Valentine’s Day, I thought I’d write about true love. No. I’m sorry, I can’t even type that without wanting to gag. I really don’t mean to sound cynical, but I f**king hate V-Day. Now, if there were a day honoring the single folks, my attitude might be a tad altered.  Maybe. If there were a…

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Learning to Fly

I’m going to take you on a different journey this week, by sharing the story of another. Another kindred soul, another fierce warrior, and yes – another Hot Mess. This is a story I find inspiring, humbling, and beautiful; and I feel privileged to have witnessed it unfold – if only from a distance –…

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In Reflection

I can’t deny that 2015 was a rough year.  To be honest, it has brought me to my knees in more ways than one.  I’m exhausted, mentally and physically – there have been many times this year when I’ve asked myself, “Seriously – if this is as good as it gets, what is the f**king…

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Oh, My Greece!

My friend Chassity and I just returned home from 10 days in Mykonos, and what an incredible adventure it was. This wasn’t a trip where every single moment of every single day was planned out, nor were we following any kind of agenda.  Neither of us had any desire to constantly be on the go…

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Broke and Going to Greece

In just 6 short weeks, I’m going to cross an item from my Bucket List.  I’m going to Mykonos, Greece, for 10 glorious days of adventure, exploring, and escaping my stress-ridden daily reality. I’ve traveled quite a bit throughout my life, visiting friends and family, driving across the country to relocate; and I was very…

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