My New Year’s Resolution and TV

TV

January 3, 2015– Dear Secret Diary, as the turning of the calendar seems to be a time for introspection, I thought this year I might assess my relationship with TV.  [ Read More ]

Bruised Ego [PODCAST]

girls

Charlie Ray tells a funny true story about waiting in line at a haunted house with his wife.  Two pretty young girls keep looking at Charlie and whispering.  What are they talking about? [ 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 ]

Why I Did Hot Yoga and Why I’ll (Probably) Do It Again

Born and raised in the suburbs, my parents tried to expose my brothers and me to new things.  They took us to places including the Netherlands, Mexico, and Canada.  Granted, it was Aruba, Cancun, and I’m from Buffalo, so Canada was about 30 minutes away.  But nonetheless, I considered myself quite “worldly”. [ Read More ]

Microwave-Side Chat: Unity Town [VIDEO]

Zach single handedly takes on the challenge of changing the name of White Plains, NY to better represent it’s people. [ Read More ]

Crossing Over: Young to Old in the Blink of an Eye

aging

Most people describe the aging process as a gradual thing; a series of nearly imperceptible instances that accompany Father Time gently pulling the cloak of aches and pains, wrinkles and responsibilities across your formerly youthful shoulders. Well I say differently, at least for myself. [ Read More ]

Pain in Motion

pain

Initially, when I blurted out to my wife that I was going to join her at the local exercise emporium, I looked around to see if someone was standing behind me who had uttered those dastardly words. [ Read More ]

How Men Age

men age

Have you ever wondered about the defining stages in life as a man ages? Here’s a great cartoon that captures the true manner in which men age. [ Read More ]

Dog Talk

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When I first adopted my dog I used to joke around with friends that it was like I adopted a teenager who didn’t speak English, because I know what he wants, but have no idea what he’s saying. [ Read More ]

Oreos: An Addiction

oreos

I relish my Double Stuf Oreos, which, according to the latest reports, is commensurate with cocaine in their addictive power—prompting, as they do, pleasure-center neurons to discharge with the same vigor as hardcore drugs. [ Read More ]

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