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Ducking the Truth

Ducking the Truth

One of the first things you’re required to do when you’re listing a house is fill out a Seller’s Disclosure Statement. This is where you divulge the condition of your property and anything in or outside the home that might not be in the best of shape or of concern for the buyer. Which led us to wonder: “Honey, do…

Hey, Who Dropped that Fruitcake on my Foot?

Hey, Who Dropped that Fruitcake on my Foot?

This month, while most people are suffering from colds and flu, I have developed a lesser known malady known as Lickity Spit Tongue.  This condition is marked by a dry, slighty gummy tongue, caused by licking hundreds of stamps and envelopes for my holiday cards because the post office ran out of the self-stick kind. While Lickity Spit Tongue may…

What Would Erma Do?

What Would Erma Do?

I’ve had the unique opportunity to be both an attendee and a member of the faculty at the Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop.  As an attendee, at my first conference, with one local newspaper column Under my belt, I arrived petrified (not petrified like a Wooly Mammoth but petrified like a chocolate addict who’s run out of her stash of M&Ms).…