The Right Way to Hitchhike [VIDEO]

Mom always said “no” to hitchhiking. But I just couldn’t resist the temptation. [ Read More ]

Portion Control: Her Idea and Mine

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Dear Secret Diary– Chocolate Malt Shake (my wife) were talking the other day and discovered portion control means something different to each of us. [ Read More ]

I’m Not Melting

June 24, 2013– Dear Secret Diary.  In the spirit of Alan, I am always looking for playful ways to create Milkshake Moments for others (which ends up being fun for me). [ Read More ]

Selfies

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We were walking in Central Park and saw a middle-aged woman ostensibly struggling to take a photo of herself.  We asked if we could help.  [ Read More ]

Taking A Digger: What It Means And What It Doesn’t

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Slang fascinates me. How did those words and phrases come to be? Who were the first ones to use them? How did it catch on? While some slang can be traced to different people or regions, others are a complete mystery. The one that I can’t figure out, and that has created some awkward situations, … [ Read More ]

Must We Ask, “Why Did The Chicken Cross the Road?”

I dream of a world where chickens...

Finally, somebody dares to consider the possibility of a world where we trust chickens!!! [ Read More ]

Alan Repeatedly Showed His Generosity

Alan on Rock

September 20, 2014– Dear Secret Diary, I have often noted that Alan, was the most playful man I ever met.  [ Read More ]

Naked Grandma (It’s Not What You Might Think) And Other Favorite TV Moments [Video]

December 21, 2013—My Dear Secret Diary.  I met somebody a couple of days ago who may like TV more than me.  And that’s not  easy. [ Read More ]

You Came, You Saw, You Conquered… Sort Of

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One weekend, my husband and I were planning to move a section of fence to allow us to park a trailer. A lovely guava bush was partially in the way, and he promised he’d be careful when trimming it back. [ Read More ]

Hotel Freebies

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We got lucky when we heard the old Hotel Manfredi Suite in our place, Rome, was getting a face-life and its beautiful maple doors became available for sale as salvage items. [ Read More ]

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