Archives for February 2013

Chocolate Malt Shake, Siri, and Me

February 24, 2013– Dear Diary, When I awoke this morning, Chocolate Malt Shake (CMS), my wife and better two-thirds, was in bed with her iPad.  Over the last week or so, she has been going on and on about how cool one of Apple’s applications, Siri, is.  Some folks describe Siri as a concierge service; … [ Read More ]

“AND YOU CAN’T MAKE ME!”

Dear Diary– I am sure it must be hard for my parents that I chose for www.SmilesForAll.com a Nom de Plume, namely The Big Milkshake.  But I definitely think it is better than the new name they subsequently chose for me, “Former Son.” [ Read More ]

Dear Diary– Two Things You Might Want to Know About Me

1) “My past may be checkered, but my future is spotless.”  This is not an original thought, but it sure fits me like a well tailored coat…although don’t worry, nothing too serious in the rear-view mirror.   [ Read More ]

Message From Mom? Advice?

One day, I opened my e-mail, and I found this message from mom, or Ice-cream as I renamed her. Perhaps many of you have seen what my mom sent me, or some variant.  But what was particularly unusual about the e-mail is that my mom NEVER sends emails like this.  Lots of emails about fun … [ Read More ]

I Do Not Like Caesar Salad

Ah, Caesar. Roman general, military leader, dictator, salad-eater.* [ Read More ]

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