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A Life Well Used

My feet began to burn as I immersed them into the swirling water churning inside the salon’s pedicure sink.  I didn’t care.  I knew it would only smart for a moment and then I could finally sit back and relax.  918 more words


Women's Wit & Wisdom ~ January 21st

“When humour goes, there goes civilization.”

~ Erma Bombeck (1927-1996), American Humourist


#487 The Grass is Always Greener Over the Septic Tank by Erma Bombeck

The Grass is Always Greener Over the Septic Tank by Erma Bombeck

Don’t we all know it…

This is the first book I have read of Erma’s, sadly Erma is no longer with us, but if she were, she would be the grandmother you wanted to go see all of the time not because she had just baked delicious cookies, but because she’s freaking hilarious. 574 more words

Social Commentary

Family and the Hardware Store

The family. We were a strange little band of characters trudging through life sharing diseases and toothpaste, coveting one another’s desserts, hiding shampoo, borrowing money, locking each other out of our rooms, inflicting pain and kissing to heal it in the same instant, loving, laughing, defending, and trying to figure out the common thread that bound us all together.  377 more words


The Sunday Message

“If a man watches three football games in a row, he should be declared legally dead.” -Erma Bombeck

I’m guilty. I have watched three football games in a row. 229 more words

The Sunday Message

Prevention Partners: Pay it Forward

With my PULSE assignment completed, I am writing up my case study and integrating back into GSK.  One of my last PULSE assignments ideas was to write a thank you note to each one of the Prevention Partners’ employees and thank them for their help and support during my Pulse assignment. 481 more words

PULSE 2014

Maybe tomorrow . . .

Erma Bombeck once said that if a woman ever needed a few hours to herself after the hectic festive season, all she had to do was say aloud: 282 more words