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The Chicken of Productivity

You might want stand back from your screen as I have been laid low by bronchitis, and I’d hate for you to catch it. I’m convinced I picked this one up on the bus when I was off to get the new glasses, but it could have come from anywhere and it is taking a long time leaving. 3,176 more words


Jim Schmid's Trail Quote of the Day #528 - March 24, 2017

She travels grubbiest who travels light.

—ERMA BOMBECK, Humor Columnist, 1927-96

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"Eating off the Floor" (For those of us who remember Erma Bombeck

This day, 1927 , another one of my favorite writers, Erma Bombeck,  was born….

Not a classical literary icon …….but an icon to housewives all across America…… 324 more words

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Carpe Diem

Today is Erma Bombeck’s (1927 – 1996) birthday.  Bombeck, you may recall, was an American humorist who achieved great popularity for her newspaper column describing suburban home life from the mid-1960s until the late 1990s.  502 more words

Quote of the day

When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, ‘I used everything you gave me’. 101 more words

February 21 in history

362 – Athanasius returned to Alexandria.

1245 Thomas, the first known Bishop of Finland, resigned after confessing to torture and forgery.

1440 The Prussian Confederation… 593 more words



Walt Disney’s animated film, “Cinderella”, was created in 1950, but is still popular with young girls today.  The recent remake of the film has caused a resurgence of interest. 50 more words

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