Molly Fisk Molly Fisk is the author of the essay collections "Houston, We Have a Possum," "Using Your Turn Signal Promotes World Peace," and "Blow-Drying a Chicken," as well as the poetry collections "The More Difficult Beauty" and "Listening to Winter." She was recently named Poet Laureate of Nevada County, California, and is also Poet Laureate of KVMR in Nevada City, CA and Hell's Backbone Grill in Boulder, UT. Her essays have aired weekly as part of the News Hour of KVMR-FM Nevada City since 2005. Fisk has been awarded grants by the National Endowment for the Arts, the California Arts Council, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. She teaches writing and works as a life coach in the Skills for Change tradition. Visit her at mollyfisk.com.
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Molly Fisk: Naked Lady Pearsauce

By Molly Fisk
Until I moved to this house, I didn't know what to do with a plethora of pears, but last fall some friends and I decided if you could make applesauce then you could certainly make pearsauce, and we spent a weekend in a steaming kitchen proving this.
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Molly Fisk: Not Quite There

By Molly Fisk
None of us is good at everything. We all need help. The way to make life work smoothly is to find people who can do the thing you’re hopeless at, and figure out what you can do for them.
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Molly Fisk: Potlucks

By Molly Fisk
No more Molly's Grandmother's Famous Chocolate Cake this summer, unless you'd like to borrow the recipe. I'm going to man up for pot lucks. I'll bring the tonic, the limes, the Smart Food, or maybe a box of Altoids.
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Molly Fisk: Where the Boys Are

By Molly Fisk
When I was young and single, a friend said to me, “Molly, in order to meet men, you have to go where they are! You know: race tracks, rodeos, ball games, new car showrooms… maybe the trading floor of the Stock Exchange.” I looked at her and rolled my eyeballs.
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