By Dorothy Monroe

ISBN-10: 1470025310

ISBN-13: 9781470025311

no matter if providing up the lighter part of an emergency room journey or taking a number of jolly jabs on the job of stitching, slapstick comedian Dorothy Monroe is simply the antidote for we all who're accustomed to life’s many little catastrophes. Cobwebs at the Chandelier serves up a set of 37 essays that span a fifty-year marriage, each one discovering the usually hidden chortle in facing mute childrens, escalating domestic fix money owed, endless technological know-how gala's, and multiple fender bender. was once it getting married on April Fools’ Day that set the tone for a relatives existence infused with lots of mishaps and simply as a lot mirth? With droll wit and hot center, this canny, clear-eyed author pens and sends up, a lifestyles persisted, survived—and, specifically, loved. Cobwebs at the Chandelier will satisfaction readers with its wry reminiscences of an action-packed kin lifestyles with 4 teenagers, a procession of pets, and a sequence of misadventures which are more likely to plague someone charged with juggling roles as family mechanic, resident psychologist, climate forecaster, development foreman, dispute solution mediator, and extra. A kinfolk educate journey becomes a ill mattress on wheels. a final minute try to fresh a chandelier for a cocktail party places the hostess less than the desk earlier than the occasion starts. A preachy angle towards a teenaged son’s using comes crashing down at the writer’s personal using self assurance. As Monroe relives many years of family hijinks, battles with the weather, and extra, her comedian reduction involves the rescue for her husband, her 4 youngsters, and her. there is not any state of affairs that Monroe can’t get an increase out of. all through, this modern day Erma Bombeck stocks a bunch of revelations that often ring actual, whereas they regularly coax an irrepressible grin. for instance, a poultry at the wing is worthy within the cage, and the time it takes to collect a homemade venture should be divined by means of the scale of the guideline web page. attractive, uplifting, and teeming with reliable enjoyable, essays, masking a fifty-year-span, not just depict the humorous part of lifestyles, in addition they verify the fundamental goodness of marriage and relations. All in all, Cobwebs at the Chandelier deals side-splitting facts that something that doesn't kill you, simply may well make you snigger. It’s bound to resonate and tickle somebody who has slogged via a pile of laundry or , but nonetheless adores her family.

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