Category Archives: Ohio

Flying the Friendly Skies

The fun began last Thursday morning when my alarm sounded at 5 AM. I was off to fly the friendly skies to Dayton, Ohio and the long-awaited (two years!) Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop (EBWW). I’ve already told you about the out-of-control TSA agent I … Continue reading

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Erma Bombeck Writer’s Workshop: The Craft of Writing; the Gift of Friendship

Last week I attended the Erma Bombeck Writer’s Workshop (EBWW) in Dayton, OH. I drove 21 hours round trip. Yes, I really, really wanted to be there. At EBWW I met many, many (hundreds!) supportive, encouraging, talented people, mostly women. I … Continue reading

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Jersey Women Don’t Pump Gas

Logic told me that I couldn’t drive the 10-plus hours from Montclair, NJ to Dayton, OH and back on only one tank of gas. But I didn’t want to dwell on the alternative. I’m spoiled. Sort of. You see, I … Continue reading

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Erma Bombeck Writer’s Workshop: Dinner with Alan Zweibel

Woo! Woo! I’ve already met 10 women who are funny, warm and welcoming at my first Erma Bombeck Writer’s Workshop (EBWW) here in Dayton, OH. The official start of the “weekend” was this evening, a kickoff dinner. We listened as … Continue reading

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Dayton, OH or Bust: I Made It to the Erma Bombeck Writer’s Workshop!

It took 11 hours of driving, 2 bags of salad for lunches, 4 bottles of water, and 1 fountain diet coke, but I made it! I’m in Dayton, OH, folks! Yes, I successfully dodged every single semi that swerved my … Continue reading

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