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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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EBWW Humor Writer of the Month

When I was a kid, I read everything I could get my hands on. That included things that maybe weren’t quite age-appropriate, since I swiped a lot of my mom’s books and magazines when she was done with them. 247 more words


If Life is a Bowl of Cherries, What Am I Doing in the Pits?

“When your mother asks, “Do you want a piece of advice?” it’s a mere formality. It doesn’t matter if you answer yes or no. You’re going to get it anyway.” 633 more words

Dayton Ohio

January 25th, 2017: Why wimpiness won't cut it...

So I started this diary challenge with the tongue-in-cheek title: Dairy of a Wimpy Adult, because honestly, I’ve felt quite wimpy all my life. People who know me perceive me as confident, outspoken, strong and principled, but if you were me, you’d know that I’m meek, and wimpy, and scared, and insecure. 531 more words

Erma Bombeck - Bellbrook Ohio

Erma Bombeck (February 21, 1927-April 22, 1996; Pisces and Demeter).

I remember reading Erma’s writings in Good Housekeeping, because I read anything my mom had on the bookshelf or lying around on the coffee table. 1,006 more words