Back home after weeks of living in a travel trailer, on the road, hundreds of miles from home. We did this to support a family member (I’m being vague to honor some confidentiality) who was critically ill. COVID kept us from being […]
This story was originally preformed as a stand-up routine at the 2020 Erma Bombeck Writer’s Conference, seen only by the 600+ in attendance. Here is the story, shared for newsletter subscribers. To see it, please subscribe to the Robb’s newsletter.
It’s still dark outside, 6:30 am, but I’m just flying with “Mojo,” inspired by the words of Sophfronia Scott. She’s the morning keynote for the #virtualerma, Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop. I was not familiar with Sophfronia or her work, but I just […]
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 […]
Drop in today at 4 pm PDT to celebrate the winners and runners-up (that would be me) for the 2020 Erma Bombeck Humor Competition Awards Ceremony. There were four categories in all. Two for Ohio residents and two for international entries. The […]
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 […]
This story was originally published in February 2020 as first runner-up for the 2020 Erma Bombeck Writer’s Conference in its global human interest category. It’s listed on the Centerville Library, of Dayton Ohio’s, website. But all rights remain with Robb Lightfoot This story is available to newsletter subscribers. To see it, please subscribe to the Robb’s newsletter and you’ll get a password!