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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


Monday Thought...

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


The Importance of Joy and Laughter in a Terrifying World

Friends of Padre Steve’s World,

I often write about very serious subjects. Yesterday was no exception. I wrote about the importance of become tough and staying strong in a very unsafe world which promises to get more dangerous in the coming months, and I used the example of the young German student who led the non-violent opposition group to Hitler and the Nazis known as… 529 more words


“Thanks to my mother, not a single cardboard box has found its way back into society.
We receive gifts in boxes from stores that went out of business twenty years ago.” …

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Character Building

Erma Bombeck was my literary idol.  She said that one’s character could be judged by the way that person behaved when confronted with Christmas lights.  Frankly, the minute I read that, I knew that I was “Character Challenged.” 194 more words

Whimsical Wednesday ~ Happy Thanksgiving Edition!

What we’re really talking about is a wonderful day set aside on the fourth Thursday of November when no one diets. I mean why else would they call it Thanksgiving?

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