Writers’ prompts and sugar cream pie

I just got home from a writers’ retreat in Indiana. Because the internet was pretty much nonexistent at the state park inn where we stayed, I’m just now posting the blog I wrote (and wrote . . . and wrote) during a couple of rainy days and sleepless nights in the Indiana woods. Think “stream of consciousness” and bear with me, if you will . … Continue reading Writers’ prompts and sugar cream pie

My friend Judith, Barack Obama, and cowboy boots

So last Friday at the Erma Bombeck Humor Writers’ Conference in Dayton my friend Judith’s favorite pair of cowboy boots started coming apart. The top of the boot was pulling away from the sole. She thought about asking for duct tape at the Marriott desk, or even some of that clear, wide tape you use to wrap up a package for shipping. Judith loves those … Continue reading My friend Judith, Barack Obama, and cowboy boots