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Laugh Lines Book CoverDeadlines, Headlines & Porcupines: The Laugh Lines Behind the Bylines

By Ann Hauprich
With illustrations by Steve Nease

Dedicated to my FUNderful parents, Donald & Audrey Hauprich, who built a home for their 10 children on a firm foundation of faith, hope, love & laughter and to my three daughters, Tara, Marietje & Kiersten, who humored me each time I cried: “Someday we’ll look back on this and laugh.”  
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Table of Contents
 

PROLOGUE
The story behind the cover story

STEVE NEASE
A cartoonist with character

WHICH CAME FIRST
The chicken on my shoulder
or the egg on my face?

DEEP LAUGH LINES
HAVE DEEP ROOTS

Growing up in a “Happier By The Dozen” household planted seeds for getting the most smileage out of life

NOTHING TO CROW ABOUT:
Notes on being a freelance writer &
other funny business along the publishing path

Cooped up author hatches plot to nab Pullet Surprise
So ... this is why writers stopped using quill pens!
Where there’s smoke . . . there’s a wood stove
City cook in a country kitchen: a recipe for disaster
Etiquette for entertaining stranded country couriers
The truth about false labor; the stork went on strike
Schooling at Mother’s knee: Lessons in life from A to Z

THE PLOT THICKENS
(WITH APOLOGIES TO DICKENS)

Why I went to the woods only to flee the forest
Dipping, slipping & sliding into life on a lake

A SERIOUS LOOK AT LAUGHING MATTERS
Dr. Goodman's prescription for fractured funny bones
Ms. Ingram enjoys helping others humor their stress

HUMOR: DON'T LEAVE HOME WITHOUT IT!
The overseas holiday that almost went up in flames
A near death (by mortification) experience
You can’t win a spraying match with a skunk

EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT
SOME EXTRA PLAYFUL SOULS

(It's easy to kid around with these grown-ups!)
Bear hunting ... the Agnes Pompa way
Mike Fitzgerald’s sweet Saratoga success story
Zucchini Brothers serve entertainment that’s healthy & fun
British actor steals show on American battlefield
History on tap at bubbly curator’s bottle museum
Bob Kovachick: Sunny with a chance of laughter
Map company founder needed little direction
Why baker Patty Rutland really takes the cake
Michael Noonan’s picture perfect dog, Tudd
Ed & Maureen Lewi: A match made in PR heaven
Joseph Bruchac III: Rambo in moccasins?

WHO SAID “NEVER THE TWAIN SHALL MEET”?
Mark my words, Rudyard! 'tis not always so!
David Hyde Pierce: Always a class act
More than just a few minutes with Andy Rooney
Why there’s so much ado about Marylou
Mary Ann Mobley: From 90210 to 12020
Maestro Dutoit and "The Magic Baton"

LAUGH TILL THE COWS COME HOME
Meet the folks at Peckhaven Publishing

EGG-STRA SPECIAL ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
I couldn't have done it without you!

SKAAL! A LITERARY TOAST TO ROTARY
Why a portion of the proceeds from the sale of each book will be
donated to Rotary-sponsored literacy programs at home & abroad

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