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 […]
Karin and I have been married 38 years today! To celebrate, I’m releasing free copies of my humor book, Potholes on Memory Lane, tales of midlife madness. Here’s the link, it’s free through June 24, 2020, https://bit.ly/RobbzHumor . This is a collection […]
Welcome to the landing page of the “Or So It Seems” humor and mysteries series. These are funny, family-friendly stories about weird people doing stupid things. Or, maybe stupid people doing weird things. Or, maybe it’s both. Our motto is clipped from […]
This was the debut column “back in the day.” The series has spun off several variations, including “ThinkingFunny.com,” and “TheLandOfBadIdeas.com.” Now, orsoitseems.com is the home of long-form humor/mysteries.
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 […]