Music Mistakes and Mishaps…Some That Even Make Sense (Part 2)

music 2

January 11, 2014– Dear Secret Diary*, the ink was barely dry on Secret Diary entry, Music Mistakes and Mishaps…Some That Even Make Sense (Part 1), when I made a whole bunch of new mistakes. [ Read More ]

UPS Only Ships Dead People

UPS Truck

April 26, 2014– Dear Secret Diary, I recently went into a UPS store and asked, “What would it cost to ship my teenager to some place he can’t get back from?”  I thought this was a fair question. [ Read More ]

Music Mistakes and Mishaps…Some That Even Make Sense (Part 1)

Music Mistakes, Mishaps, and Malpropisms

Dear Secret Diary– January 4, 2014, I’ve made so many music mistakes.  A few years ago for a period of about six (6) months, I kept noticing myself singing “I’m a Rhinestone Cowboy” from the song, Rhinestone Cowboy.  Each time I did this it was a mistake.  Not even at the unconscious level do I … [ Read More ]

Time To Take Out The Garbage?

garbage

October 5, 2013, 12:30pm– Dear Secret Diary. I know it’s a a low degree of difficulty question, but…is it time to take out the garbage? [ Read More ]

A Very Flexible Waitress

Attack Waitress

February 28, 2015– Dear Secret Diary, some time ago, I was in a coffee shop that featured the accompanying “Attack Waitress” sign.     [ 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 ]

“All Rise” Means All Rise!

all rise

  Dear Secret Diary, when the judge enters and the court clerk says, “All Rise,” all rise.  I  believe this gesture of respect for judges is appropriate… on all occasions.  The other night, I was watching a crime show on TV with my wife.  The judge entered the courtroom, and the clerk said, “All rise.” … [ 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 ]

A Counselor At His Best

Counselor's Advice

March 8th– Dear Diary, Today I learned about a sleep-away camp counselor who really knew how to talk to teenage boys.  In addressing them about a particular problem which speaks for itself, “Some of you might have great aim, but not all of you are snipers, so please lift the toilet seat.” [ Read More ]

How to Ripen Fruit with The New York Times

New York Times Week in Review and Fruit

October 18, 2014– Dear Secret Diary, I learned not too long ago that you can use The New York Times to ripen fruit. [ Read More ]

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