It’s blogapalooza! What does that mean, you ask? Once a month, ChicagoNow bloggers have one hour to create a post and all must publish at the same time. The topic this month is to write about a favorite quote and why it resonates with me…well here I go!
Growing up, I loved Erma Bombeck. Even though are ages were separated by many years, me a naive teenager, her a middle aged woman, we both found humor in everyday life. I remember seeing her on some television show where she was talking about life and made it funny–even the difficult stuff.
I remember using her saying “If life were a bowl of cherries, what am I doing in the pits” whenever something went wrong–which was often–and made me feel just a little bit better. She was full of so many sayings all of which I could relate to. Some of my other favorites are, “Seize the moment. Remember all those women on the ‘Titanic’ who waved off the dessert cart” and “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.”
Little did I know back then that Erma Bombeck and Nancy Chodash would share the same philosophy. Live to the fullest, fulfill your dreams and no regrets because tomorrow doesn’t come for everyone.
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