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May 06, 2021
Who's Publishing What: Read, Laugh, Repeat
Author Becky Povitch's story, "A Bittersweet Victory," is included in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Read, Laugh, Repeat.
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May 03, 2021
Panic Wrinkles
Did you know every hour spent driving with a teenager takes a month off your life? Trust me, you're gonna look and feel closer to death when they get that license.
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May 02, 2021
Mother and (Grown-Up) Child Reunion
I was born more than three weeks past my due date, an act of monumental tardiness that kept my mother waiting for nearly 10 months to give birth to an 8-pound, 13-ounce baby who is even larger now but, sadly, no more mature.
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May 02, 2021
Humorous Sympathy Cards
My first full time job was writing cards for Hallmark. The hardest to write were sympathy cards. I could never write a good one.
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May 01, 2021
Humor Writer of the Month: Andrea Caspari
Andrea Caspari, our Humor Writer of the Month, has attitude to spare and she is willing to share it. From tales of plus-sized shopping to stories of her day job as a high school English teacher, Caspari brings a unique voice to comedy.
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April 26, 2021
This Guy's a Real Card
If I ever got a job at Hallmark, the greeting card company that helps people express their true feelings on such important occasions as birthdays, anniversaries and holidays like National Beer Day, which is April 7 but for me can be any day, I’d suggest a line of humorous sympathy cards.
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April 24, 2021
Those Five Words
My husband, Steve, used to utter his famous catchphrase, “Have you thought of dinner?” about 30 times a day. The first few times he’d ask, I’d nod, with a faraway look in my eyes, as if gourmet meals were dancing in my head.
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April 22, 2021
Erma, in Her Own Words
Erma Bombeck chats about traveling, writing, her college days and taking risks in a 1991 interview with Teri Rizvi, founder of the Erma Bombeck Writers' Workshop.
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April 18, 2021
The One!
Briony was ecstatic. She had finally met and married her One. The loving couple looked fabulous, a textbook Bridezilla wedding. Yes, he was the One.
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April 18, 2021
Put on a Happy Face
The problem with wearing a mask — aside from the lamentable fact that you can't breathe, talk or make funny faces — is that no one can see you smile.
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