All posts by Molly Stevens

Molly Stevens

About Molly Stevens

Molly Stevens arrived late to the writing desk but is forever grateful her second act took this direction instead of adult tricycle racing or hoarding cats. She was raised on a potato farm in northern Maine, where she wore a snowsuit over both her Halloween costume and her Easter dress.    

10 Sure-fire ways to cope with cabin fever

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It is inevitable that people who live in snowy climates develop cabin fever. This post provides some great coping strategies.

7 Ways surviving a Maine winter is like the winter Olympics

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I had an epiphany. Living through a Maine winter is similar to participating in athletic events like the winter Olympics. What are the Maine winter games? I’ve touched on seven on them in this humor essay.

You need to know about these obscure conspiracies

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This humor essay helps us remove our blinders so we can see some of the surprising conspiracies operating in our everyday life.

Changing the world one nap at a time

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We all know how important it is to rest as we race through our frantic, over-extended lives. God felt so strongly about it he made it a commandment. Let’s make the world better by resting up. One nap at a time.

Weight loss tips to tame your inner glutton

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I blamed outside influences for my weight gain. I had to face the truth before I could come up with a weight loss strategy. I am a volume eater. Can you relate? Have I got some tips for you!

Let’s wage war on incontinence: join #pantylinernation

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Coughing uncontrollably from a recent upper respiratory infection inspired me to start a movement to wage war on incontinence. This is your invitation to join the efforts by becoming part of #pantylinernation.

A view of 2016 through my backup camera

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To distract myself from making New Year’s resolutions, I did a little trip down memory lane, looking back at 2016 through my backup camera.

A view of ‘Gift of the Magi’ through cataracts

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This is remake of a familiar story featuring the fictitious couple, Opal and Henry Wiseman. They are senior citizens excited about spending their 2017 social security raise to make each other happy at Christmas time. But as in the original story their plans take an ironic twist.

6 1/2 Minutes of hope

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Tuning in to your local news can be depressing but this essay offers you hope. If the world really was going to hell in a hand basket, could they allow six and a half minutes for the weather report?

It’s been four years and I’m finally able to write about losing my sister

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It has been 4 years since I lost my sister Linda and I haven’t written about her until now. It is an appropriate season to break my writing silence about her since she loved the holidays.