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Redheads have souls

Molly B and Me

Last week, during downtime in her freshman CA class, Molly engaged in a vigorous defense of her eternal essence.

The instigators of this deep, philosophical debate were Trey Parker, Matt Stone and Molly’s mischievous pal who said, “If your mother’s a ginger, you don’t have a soul.”

South Park references aside, I’m here to defend my copper-haired, freckle-faced brethren.

We have souls, man, and back in the day we had street cred too.

We had whip smart comediennes like Lucille Ball and Carol Burnett; talented authors like Emily Dickinson and James Joyce and resourceful beauties like Tina Louise, the only castaway elegant enough to pack a full wardrobe of sexy evening gowns for a three-hour cruise.

Ask yourself this: in a comic strip full of cuties, who stole Charlie Brown’s heart? That’s right, the Little Red Haired Girl.

Back then redheads had pride. My sister Jenny, for instance, once won…

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About Molly B and Me

Welcome to Molly B and Me! This is a blog written by a 53-year old mother of four grown children. Follow me as I discover how thrilling an empty nest can be. I write with love and humor as I travel all over this big, beautiful planet. I like to spin a yarn, but I can't knit at all. I'm a pretty good cook, which works out well because I like to eat. A former sportswriter, I'm an avid fan, especially of my beloved Green Bay Packers. I'll introduce you to my neighbors, including Connie the Cookie Lady and Macy the three-legged dog. Join me to see how great life can be on this side of the hill!

Posted on November 18, 2013, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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