Dakota Midday: Dorothy Rosby on Humor and Parenting

May 12, 2016

Humor columnist Dorothy Rosby joins Midday to talk about the perils and pitfalls of parenting, or at least of trying to parent perfectly. Her new book is a collection of columns and essays called “I Didn’t Know You Could Make Birthday Cake From Scratch: Parenting Blunders form Cradle to Empty Nest.”  She talks with Dakota Midday host Lori Walsh about humor writing and humor parenting. 

Pringle Rancher Publishes First Anthology

Apr 10, 2014

Pringle rancher and columnist Amy Kirk writes the weekly humor column, "A Ranchwife's Slant." She recently published her first anthology, "A Ranchwife's Slant: Cowboy, Kids and Ranch Life." Her columns candidly profile the big things in life in small but humorous ways: marriage, parenting, the gender gap, and problem solving, all under the premise of living and working with cattle. She gives an entertaining perspective of what it's like being a ranch wife raising a family and livestock alongside her husband Art.

Author Lisa Yee

Sep 28, 2012

Lisa Yee's latest novel, "Warp Speed," is about a Star Trek geek who gets beat up everyday at school.  Her debut novel, "Millicent Min, Girl Genius," won the prestigious Sid Fleischman Humor Award.  She's a Thurber House  Children's Writer-in-Residence and has received an NPR Best Summer Read nod.  Yee spent time visiting with Karl Gehrke Friday at Barnes and Noble in Sioux Falls during the Festival of Books.