Sweet (and Sour) Potatoes

baby

For some reason, my twins love acting like they’re babies. Perhaps it’s because they have a six month baby brother or perhaps like most adults, we wish for the days when we were younger. Either way, they have become quite skilled. [ Read More ]

Loco Gringo

travel

The setting for this story is Ixtapa, Mexico on one of our infrequent vacations. I was told to be very careful of the treacherous undertow but daredevil that I am, I paid no heed to this. [ Read More ]

Some Assembly Required

some assembly required

Marjorie’s entire family doesn’t have a knack for mechanical tasks. So you can image their dread when they read the phrase, “some assembly required”. [ Read More ]

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

funny sayings

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 ]

The Nose Rescuer

A few years ago, I was attending college and upon meeting a new friend, Aimee, decided to go with her to the local Wal-Mart to pick up some movies. [ Read More ]

“I Was Shrek For A Day At Eddie Murphy’s House!” [VIDEO]

I was living in my tiny East Village NY store-front loft when my sister told me she could get me a voice over gig at Eddie Murphy’s house for the movie Shrek!  I thought, ‘Sure, I can do that!’  But little did I know… [ Read More ]

Flying Flip Flops in Laos

flip flops

Many cultures in Southeast Asia, where I’ve lived off and on for years, have a serious taboo about feet. [ Read More ]

Cabbage Diet [PODCAST]

diet

Dan recounts his excruciating week-long diet when all he could eat was cabbage soup. The story goes down way easier than the cabbage. [ Read More ]

Scuba Hubba-Hubba [PODCAST]

scuba

Erin tells the story of taking a camping trip with her family. When they go fishing, their “catch” isn’t exactly what they expected… [ Read More ]

Play Hide and Seek with Me

hide and seek

This little kid is a colleague’s son playing hide and seek with me. I think we need to work that out. [ Read More ]

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