Check out the new discussion forum over at www.ThinkingFunny.com. It’s a place to meet writers with an interest in humor. The items below are free to view or join, and you don’t have to be published to be a member. Humor isn’t […]
Learn about humor-writing from the pros at ThinkingFunny23. This online conference offers sessions that range from standup comedy to songwriting and tips on how to create and sustain a humor column and even publish your own series of book for fun and […]
Do you want to start the new year with a smile of anticipation on your face? Are you looking for one last tax-deduction in 2020? Register for the event by clicking here. Check the sessions lineup by clicking here. The event starts […]
Tonight is the kickoff for the Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop, and I’m going to be one of the 20 people who won and getting a shout-out for my story. Awards Photo As you can see, the theme was “Sister-Stories,” and my entry […]
April 3, 2021 – Save the Date! Check out our amazing, talented lineup of funny people by clicking here. And register by clicking here. Whether you’re writing a humor column, novel, non-fiction book, putting together a stand-up routine, scribbling a sitcom script […]
I remember a sign in a bar that featured a tough, scowling cowboy with the caption: “There were a lot of things they didn’t tell me when I signed on for this outfit.” The same could be said of RVing, including mastering […]
The Lightfoots are off on a new adventure. Since we can’t fly, we’re going to road trip it in a socially distant and determindly playful manner. We’ll see how that plays out. We’ve owned various recreational vehicles over the years ranging from […]
It was huge. It was ugly. It had the optional peanut-butter-stained interior with a pungent-not-new-car smell. The carpeting contained the historical record of our four kids, captured in layers of beach sand, smashed bananas, and melted ice cream, all well-preserved by protective coating of dog hair.
Of course it hadn’t always been that way. Only a few years before, Karin had decided it was time to ditch our “classic car,” a Chevy 9-passenger wagon, and get a box-on-wheels minivan. ….
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Coming soon to this blog, short-form humor excerpts from my previously published work. Some of this will be freely offered, other bits will be available for a small fee. These are family-friendly stories, and many of them have nuggets of truth in […]
Good news on the humor-writing front. I received an honorable Mention in this year’s #Erma #Bombeck Writing Competition. Here’s the link to my entry. The contest had a humor and a human-interest category. This piece, about memories of my mother, is a […]