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Happy July 4 Kind Of

It’s a sad day for America when a president co-opts the meaning of our only national celebration dedicated to breaking from authoritarianism. Advertisements

A Mother’s Day Parable From Erma Bombeck

When God Created Mothers A Parable by Erma Bombeck When the Good Lord was creating mothers, He was into His sixth day of “overtime” when the angel appeared and said. “You’re doing a lot of fiddling around on this one.” And God said, “Have you read the specs on this order? She has to be … Continue reading

American Dreams

“You have to love a nation that celebrates its independence every July 4, not with a parade of guns, tanks, and soldiers who file by the White House in a show of strength and muscle, but with family picnics where kids throw Frisbees, the potato salad gets iffy, and the flies die from happiness. You … Continue reading

Happy Mother’s Day from Lester & Charlie!

When your mother asks, “Do you want a piece of advice?” it is a mere formality. It doesn’t matter if you answer yes or no. You’re going to get it anyway. ~Erma Bombeck     ***

Now Something You’ll Really Enjoy, Starring Your Mother

THE PHONE CALL “When your mother asks, ‘Do you want a piece of advice?’ it is a mere formality. It doesn’t matter if you answer yes or no. You’re going to get it anyway.” ~Erma Bombeck ***

Happy 4th

“You have to love a nation that celebrates its independence every July 4, not with a parade of guns, tanks, and soldiers who file by the White House in a show of strength and muscle, but with family picnics where kids throw Frisbees, the potato salad gets iffy, and the flies die from happiness. You … Continue reading

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