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March 22, 2021
A Woman and Her Fur
Once upon a lifetime, this old chick owned a lady cat.
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March 21, 2021
Smooth Selling in the Showroom
As a man who couldn't sell snow shovels in Alaska, surfboards in Hawaii or beer in Death Valley (I'd drink it first), I never thought I could sell cars to anybody but myself. And because my driveway is short and my garage is full of junk, where would I put them all?
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March 21, 2021
2022 Call for Faculty Proposals
The Erma Bombeck Writers' Workshop has issued a Call for Faculty Proposals for next spring's workshop.
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March 16, 2021
Have I Taught You Nothing?

In my 54 years, I thought I had garnered a few pearls of wisdom. Turns out my pearls of wisdom were actually nuggets of nonsense. Especially when it came to raising children.

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March 15, 2021
A Tribe of Loud, Smart, Funny Women
The writings of a tribe of loud, smart, funny women are included in a new book published during Women's History Month.
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March 15, 2021
A Shot and a Beer
For anyone who is nervous about getting the coronavirus vaccine, I will allay your fears by saying that I recently got my first injection and suffered no ill effects aside from the lightheadedness I have had since birth.
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March 07, 2021
A Hello to Arms
In an impressive act of bravery, I recently stood six feet away and, while wearing a bright red face mask that made my nose itch, watched my wife, Sue, get her first coronavirus shot. As I will happily tell Dr. Anthony Fauci when he calls to congratulate me, I didn’t even faint.
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March 02, 2021
Is This Heaven?
So here I am watching another Kevin Costner "baseball" movie. Hard to tell which one...maybe Field of Dreams or Bull Durham, or that one where he's an aging pitcher for the Detroit Tigers. Actually, I think there were two movies where he played that part. Whatever.
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March 02, 2021
Why Do All Ping Pong Players Stutter?
"D-D-Do you have any p-p-p-ping p-p-p-ong b-b-bu-bu balls?"
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March 01, 2021
Under the Influence
I have very little influence, even in my own home, which is the only place where I am a household name, but that won't stop me from achieving my new and extremely dubious goal of being one of the most influential people in the world.
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