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3 Day Quote Challenge. Day 3

In the final day of this challenge, I wanted to pay tribute to American humorist, columnist and award- winning author Erma Bombeck, 1927-1996.

She was a favorite in my childhood home; and the comic voice of my mother’s generation. 25 more words


What are you thinking?


When you stop and think about it, negative thoughts are simply things that you don’t want. Positive thoughts are about what you do want. So which do you focus on more . 728 more words


Erma Made Me Laugh

I was talking with someone the other day who didn’t remember Erma Bombeck.  Of course, he/she was younger than me.  Why does there seem to be more of those all the time? 640 more words

The Writing Process

Erma Bombeck, The Bomb

“Insanity is hereditary. You can catch it from your kids.”
Erma Bombeck

Most of you won’t remember Erma Bombeck. She was famous in the 1960s to the 1990s with her writing about everyday life and down home humor. 212 more words


The Grass is Always Greener Over the Septic Tank

The Grass is Always Greener Over the Septic Tank

Erma Bombeck

McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1976

As you can tell from the publication date, this book was written in the early 70’s, so if you would like to see what life was like in those days, this is the book for you. 811 more words

Book Review

To Do a Book Review

Pootle List #1: 1 of 250 book reviews.

Now that all the adrenalin from the Maasai Mara safari has been metabolized, I am back to intense-ceiling-ruminations. 556 more words

Quote For Today

“It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.”
Erma Bombeck