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3: Once you get a spice in your home, you have it forever. Women never throw out spices. The Egyptians were buried with their spices. I know which one I'm taking with me when I go. Erma Bombeck

4: "I'll lend you for a while a child of mine," He said. "For you to love the while she lives and mourn for when she's dead. It may be six or seven years, or twenty-two or three, But will you, till I call her back, take care of her for me? She'll bring her charms to gladden you, and should her stay be brief, You'll have her lovely memories as solace for your grief." "I cannot promise she will stay; since all from earth return, But there are lessons taught down there I want this child to learn. I've looked the wide world over in My search for teachers true And from the throngs that crowd life's lanes I have chosen you. Now will you give her all your love, not think the labor vain, Nor hate Me when I come to call to take her back again?" "I fancied that I heard them say, "Dear Lord, Thy will be done! For all the joy Thy child shall bring, the risk of grief we run. We'll shelter her with tenderness, we'll love her while we may, And for the happiness we've known, forever grateful stay; But should the angels call for her much sooner than we've planned, We'll brave the bitter grief that comes and try to understand!" | after Edgar Guest

6: Someone once threw me a small, brown, hairy kiwi fruit, and I threw a wastebasket over it until it was dead. Erma Bombeck

7: The odds of going to the store for a loaf of bread and coming out with only a loaf of bread are three billion to one. Erma Bombeck | Desperadoes

8: It was love at first sight, when Ron spotted Fern through the window of the Bon Ton! | Ronnie | gentleman, and that red hair... | He was good looking, a true

9: November 23, 1948 Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church Jordan, Oregon, Bridesmaid: MaryLou Nielson Best Man: Darrell Etzel | Ronald Lawrence Van Handel | The Marriage Of | & Fern Eileen Nye

10: There's something wrong with a mother who washes out a measuring cup with soap and water after she's only measured water in it. Erma Bombeck

11: Stayton Delake Oceanlake | If you can't make it better, you can laugh at it. Erma Bombeck

14: At the Nye's | Vi, Hazel, Dorothy, Ronnie, Sep and Jack

15: God created man, but I could do better. Erma Bombeck

18: Youngsters of the age of two and three are endowed with extraordinary strength. They can lift a dog twice their own weight and dump him into the bathtub. Erma Bombeck | Tom at the Kernville mill

19: He who laughs.....lasts. Erma Bombeck | Petersen's Rock Garden

20: Rapid City

21: Onion rings in the car cushions do not improve with time Erma Bombeck

22: I come from a family where gravy is considered a beverage. Erma Bombeck

24: There's nothing sadder in this world than to awake Christmas morning and not be a child. Erma Bombeck

25: Cascade

26: Oregon's Finest Hams | Thanks...I needed that! | Stud Muffins

27: The Ultimate Hand-Me-Down sweaters

28: Dingleberry Dave

29: Muffin | Boise

30: Roger

32: My kids always perceived the bathroom as a place where you wait it out until all the groceries are unloaded from the car. Erma Bombeck

33: La Grande

34: Do you know what you call those who use towels and never wash them, eat meals and never do the dishes, sit in rooms they never clean, and are entertained till they drop? If you have just answered, "A house guest," you're wrong because I have just described my kids. Erma Bombeck

35: No one ever died from sleeping in an unmade bed. I have known mothers who remake the bed after their children do it because there is a wrinkle in the spread or the blanket is on crooked. This is sick. Erma Bombeck | Grandma Kitty and Grandma Sally

37: When your mother asks, "Do you want a piece of advice?" it is a mere formality. It doesn't matter if you answer yes or no. You're going to get it anyway. Erma Bombeck

38: Tom and Cheryl (Chess) Van Handel June 23, 1973 Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church La Grande, Oregon

42: Paul in Roberts Creek | Mike and Cindy (Horn) Van Handel, May 14, 1977 Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church La Grande, Oregon

43: Cousins | Storytime

44: It was a great place for family gatherings & barbecues in the backyard. | R O S E B U R G | LAFF Laurelwood At Five on Fridays!

45: In Search Of.... The Perfect Burger | "Remember, no matter what happens, your family will always be there for you." Ron Van Handel Circa 1985

46: EAT, DRINK & BE MERRY... for tomorrow we may diet!! | Uncle Mike, what does "pound you into the ground" mean? | Good times!

48: Mark Daniel Engle & Pamela Sue Van Handel St. Joseph Catholic Church, Roseburg, OR | Buckhorn Road | Backyard at The Big "O" | Engle Family On | June 25, 1988

49: BBQing burgers lives on through the generations ...... | Papa at Powell Butte | A trip to Walton Lake | Maria Lynn | Rachel Lou | Sara Fern | Fun With Granny &

50: David and Michelle (Marshall) Van Handel May 19, 1990 Broetje House Milwaukie, Oregon

52: Housework, if you do it right, will kill you. Erma Bombeck

53: Powell Butte

54: BEND

55: My theory on housework is, if the item doesn't multiply, smell, catch fire, or block the refrigerator door, let it be. No one else cares. Why should you? Erma Bombeck | Warren Ray Van Handel born March 8, 2012

56: Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence. Erma Bombeck

58: Let's go camping! | Huckleberry Pancakes

64: A child needs your love most when he deserves it least. Erma Bombeck

65: As we picture you

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