Friend a Day – Molly Glover


Photo by Peter Verrant

I’ve known Molly for just a few years and she’s already become one of my better friends.  Sure, it helps we record a podcast together, perform together, and hang out with the same people.

Molly is one of the most open people I know.  She doesn’t edit anything out of a conversation because it might make someone uncomfortable.  I tend to be something of the opposite so I can’t help but appreciate the way she keeps everything on the surface.

She’s one of those people who is just naturally good at whatever she does.  She’s a good performer, she’s a good writer, she’s a good improviser, she’s a good thinker.  When I need to go to someone who I know can make something good happen, Molly is easily at the top of the list.

There is a meticulous nature to Molly that I wish I could copy.  She keeps track of her life in a way that is amazing, especially given the packed calendar she has to manage.  She always seems to know when there is a conflict.

That meticulous nature also explains her passion for proofreading.  She gives me grief for typos, misspellings, and bad grammar because it is important to her.  I accept it because I know she is giving me grief so I can do a better job.

When Molly tried out for Vilification Tennis, I was her coach.  I already knew she was going to be a strong candidate but as I worked as her coach, I was impressed with how focused she was on doing well.  Thing is, she could have done exceptionally well without the tremendous effort.

She doesn’t want to do “good enough,” though.  She wants to do as well as she possibly can.  She will always put in the greatest amount of effort possible to make sure a thing is done right.

I think Molly is naturally funny.  She doesn’t have to try to be funny, she simply succeeds at being funny.  If she actually tries to be funny, she is even better.

Molly is a great person who brings a lot of laughter to my life.  I’m fortunate that she has become such a good friend.

Molly is involved in a lot of things.  She is one of my co-hosts on Geeks Without God.

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About Petsnakereggie

Geek, movie buff, dad, musician, comedian, atheist, liberal and writer. I also really like Taco flavored Doritos.

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