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Molly Blake

Hello, Dolly!

Molly Blake | Posted 05.24.2014 | Arts
Molly Blake

I can still remember my signature line from Hello, Dolly!. "I'm not too young! I'm 17, and in another year I'll be an old maid," I whined. Nailed...

The Budget Passed: How Military Families Can Take the High Road

Molly Blake | Posted 02.18.2014 | Politics
Molly Blake

military families and service members are famous for overcoming challenges, doing more with less, running in boots with packs on, moving to unfamiliar towns, being told to deploy on a moment's notice. Lead by example yet again, fellow military families.

Just What the Shutdown Needs - Tequila!

Molly Blake | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Molly Blake

I'm writing about how we can turn the shutdown around and make our country better in spite of it. And it requires just a bit of tequila.

An Open Letter to CNN Reporter Barbara Starr

Molly Blake | Posted 11.04.2013 | Impact
Molly Blake

There is no such thing as a person-less war. Our military cannot afford for Americans to forget that wars and battles and military strikes are fought by troops, that troops are people, and that those people have families.

Bottom Feeders

Molly Blake | Posted 08.26.2013 | Media
Molly Blake

I admit I scan the comments section -- and I will reply if it's intelligent and appropriate. But a lot of fellow writers refuse to read the comments. There are t-shirts that say "never read the comments." Today, it's easy to see why.

Those Little Red Squares

Molly Blake | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Molly Blake

I know some of my friends are against gay marriage. And if I'm for it then do I have to put up the little red square or some version of it? If I'm for the repeal of DOMA, do I announce it to all? Is Facebook the platform for sharing my political leanings?

Blue Star Spouse Networks Launch

Molly Blake | Posted 03.10.2013 | Impact
Molly Blake

Why not use our powerful community to share resources for career fields popular with military spouses? Introducing Blue Star Spouse Networks.

Does the COW Still Moo?

Molly Blake | Posted 05.15.2012 | Impact
Molly Blake

The Commanding Officer's Wife means I officially have no position. I make no money. I am not on any letterhead nor am I included on matters of policy or leadership. But I do have a job. The Marine Corps gets my husband and their families get me. That's how it goes in the upper ranks of military life.