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Erma Louise Bombeck, (née Fiste) was an American humorist who achieved great popularity for her newspaper column that described suburban home life from the mid-1960s until the late 1990s. Born: February 21, 1927, Dayton, Ohio Died: April 22, 1996, San Francisco, CA Spouse: Bill Bombeck Education: University of Dayton, Ohio University

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If you have never read Erma Bombeck your missing out . Her books will make you burst out laughing on the worst of days. At Wit's End Just Wait Until You Have Children of Your Own I Lost Everything in the Post-Natal Depression The Grass is Always Greener Over the Septic Tank. If Life is a Bowl of Cherries, What Am I Doing in the Pits? Aunt Erma's Cope Book Motherhood: The Second Oldest Profession Family — The Ties that Bind and Gag!

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Enjoy Erma Bombeck quotes...I do. “Sometimes I can't figure designers out. It's as if they flunked human anatomy.” 2) “Worry is like a rocking chair: it gives you something to do but never gets you anywhere” 3)“It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else. ”

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Erma Bombeck Quotes - BrainyQuote When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.

Erma Bombeck's parenting advice & humor still resonates today! Enjoy. http://www.chicagonow.com/tween-us/tween-us/2013/07/erma-bombeck-say-n/

Tribute to Erma Bombeck - Queen of Housewife Humor

Erma Bombeck (1927-1996), humorist, journalist, author, & all-around grand lady: "If I had my life to live over, I would have talked less and listened more. I would have invited friends over to dinner even if the carpet was stained and the sofa faded. I would have eaten the popcorn in the 'good' living room and worried much less about the dirt when someone wanted to light a fire in the fireplace. I would have taken the time to listen to my grandfather ramble about his youth." continued…

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Erma Bombeck, Wife, Mother and Author

Erma Bombeck, February 21, 1927 - April 22, 1996, author and American humorist, died in a San Francisco hospital from complications suffered from...