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“Never have more children than you have car windows.”
Erma Bombeck

So just what are the rules for kids and the car windows – particularly the front passenger window?

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Erma Bombeck

​A child needs your love most when they deserve it least. – Erma Bombeck


Erma Bombeck

“All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.” – Erma Bombeck


Fortney: Calgary's Kelly Oxford on being Canada's 2016 Twitter star

She was one of the first stars of the social media era, her talents for self-deprecating humour and pop culture satire winning over such fans as TV talk show host Jimmy Kimmel, Oscar-winning screenwriter Diablo Cody and the late, great film critic Roger Ebert. 613 more words

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Laughter IS the Best Medicine

Today I’ve decided to write about a group of writers I truly respect, those who write really well.  There are many who fall into this category from journalists to novelists and MANY categories in between so I needed to limit my selection for this post.  424 more words

With Gravy On Top...

“I come from a home where gravy is a beverage.”
― Erma Bombeck

We occasionally dine at Gray Brothers Cafeteria in Mooresville, Indiana. For those who are not familiar, Grays is a 3rd or 4th generation family-owned cafeteria-style restaurant – very good food for just about any taste in generous portions at a fair price (and I do not have any affiliation with this restaurant whatsoever but I do hold a $25 gift card.) With reference to Erma Bombeck’s quote above, our youngest daughter, Avery, used to get bowls of their brown gravy and drink it with a straw. 14 more words


Moments in Thought quote!

“Seize the moment. Remember all those women on the ‘Titanic’ who waved off the dessert cart.” ― Erma Bombeck

via Monday Thought… — A Trivial Mind At Work