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“Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died” – Erma Bombeck

The Good News According to Erma

Recently, I wrote a blog post titled “Though Dead, Yet They Speak” marking the twentieth anniversary of the deaths of the Monks of Tibhirine and Henri Nouwen. 842 more words

If I Had My Life to Live Over

I just read a poem by the beloved Erma Bombeck (February 21, 1927 – April 22, 1996) and discovered that today is her birthday. So, in her memory, here is the poem: 305 more words


Andrea R Huelsenbeck reblogged this on Doing Life Together and commented:

Today is the twentieth anniversary of Erma Bombeck's death. Originally posted on ARHtistic License.

When Erma Calls: The Erma Bombeck Writers' Workshop

My mother is an avid newspaper reader. As a girl I can remember finding her with the paper spread across the dining room table. She would read it cover to cover, clipping recipes, reading aloud the latest hint from Heloise or cutting articles to send to various family members that she was sure they’d appreciate. 1,022 more words

Susan Pohlman

Words Crush Wednesday - Erma Bombeck Edition

Riiiiight? Now you’re talkin’. (Although I can’t talk back because my mouth is on a very important exploratory mission. I know you understand.)

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Erma Bombeck and the Tongue-Tied Virgin

I just returned from the Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop in Dayton, Ohio. What an adventure! I hope you don’t mind while I take a few posts to tell you all about it because there was too much goodness for one post.

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My Erma Experience

Last week I went to the Erma Bombeck Writer’s Workshop, an event I had been looking forward to since December. It is a place for humor and human interest writers to gather. 773 more words