OPEN to NOPE

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During business hours, a nearby deli displays in its window four little wooden letters: OPEN. Walking by one night after closing time, I realized how creative the store owner is. The four little letters had been rearranged to spell NOPE. [ Read More ]

Potty Protest [PODCAST]

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Charlie tells the funny true story about trying to potty train his daughter. She has always been strong-willed, so this was no easy task! How did they finally do it? [ Read More ]

You Get What You Pay For

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Although I’m single, I’ve had several long relationships with Ziploc bags I rinse and reuse. You could say that in some circuitous way, my grandma has set me up for these questionable couplings. [ Read More ]

Designer Snowflake

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All snowflakes have a completely unique design. But the editing process for the designs must be brutal! [ Read More ]

Bubbles, Bubbles, Everywhere!

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It was on the must-have list for my first apartment. For some, it was a luxury; I considered it a necessity. It was a bathtub. I know it sounds silly and simple, but it was extremely important to me. [ Read More ]

What To Do When Your Water Breaks

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Megan never thought going into labor could ever be funny like she had seen in some movies. That was until… it happened to her. [ Read More ]

The Chicken Game

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As a child, young Patrick and his friends would play The Chicken Game. It was a search for money that could end in riches… or in tears. [ Read More ]

Love Leaves Us Breathless [PODCAST]

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Shelley tells the funny true story of the time she devotedly sat by her husband while he was in the hospital… leaving him breathless (with love)! [ Read More ]

Faulty Cheerleader Pyramid [PODCAST]

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Diane tells the story of being a cheerleader in high school. Everything is going fine until one pyramid formation goes awry! [ Read More ]

I’m Number One

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The other day I was having serious virus issues. My outdated computer kept getting flooded with adware. How old is my machine? [ Read More ]

Home Alone

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My husband travels a lot for work so I am used to being alone in the house and checking out any odd noises. [ Read More ]

There’s a New 2nd Best Shirt*

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There’s a new shirt in town! [ Read More ]

Eating My Words

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My father is well known in our family for his unsuccessful attempts at losing weight. [ Read More ]

No Shirt, No Shoes, No Service

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Phil takes the ol’ policy of “No Shirt, No Shoes, No Service” and sees it from the perspective of a dog! [ Read More ]

Caffeine Makes Everything Faster

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Who doesn’t love caffeine? I wouldn’t even call it a day if there wasn’t caffeine running in my bloodstream. Do I consider the cafe as my second home? Sure, why not? [ Read More ]