Imaginary Socket


I found this at a public restroom in a terminal. Hooray! I can finally charge my imaginary phone! [ Read More ]

Waiting for a Prank


This picture may either depict the long wait I was experience for the delivery guy or my desire to pull a prank on him. [ Read More ]

You’re Kidding, The “Mediocre Golf Association?”

Mediocre Golf

April 11, 2015– Dear Secret Diary, with the Masters golf tournament this weekend, and in light of esteemed contributor Will De Jong‘s wonderful golf story and its various comments…       [ Read More ]

Fun with the Paper Shredder

paper shredder

My daughter loves playing with our paper shredder. She would ask for a scrap paper over and over again until she gets one. [ Read More ]

Uncle Jeremy’s Christmas Car


I remember Uncle Jeremy used to drive his Christmas-themed pick-up truck to our turf on Christmas. [ Read More ]

Alan Brings Peace To One Small Corner Of The Middle East

barber shop pole

Alan, our Inspiration, could really bring folks together.  He demonstrated this when he found himself in the Arab section of Tel Aviv. Looking to create and enjoy some fun, Alan marched into a barber shop and claimed that it was his “lifelong dream” to cut somebody’s hair.  Of course, it wasn’t. [ Read More ]

Who Doesn’t Love a Lost Wallet


While shopping in a supermarket, I heard over the PA system, “A wallet was found containing quite a large sum of cash but unfortunately, there’s no identification to help find its owner. Will those laying claim to it please form a double line at the customer service counter?” [ Read More ]

Fun At The Dentist Office


I arrive in the dental clinic waiting room at 7:30 a.m. and start filling out paperwork. I’ve chosen the early hour appointment so that, in the event of needles or drilling, I’ll be as tired and confused as possible. [ Read More ]

That Was One Tough Taxi Driver


August 2, 2014– Dear Secret Diary, driving a taxi in New York City is one tough job, but I need to tell you about the toughest taxi driver I ever met. [ Read More ]

Pranking Who [PODCAST]


Pia tells the story of a prank war she and her friends had in college. Did she come out on top? [ Read More ]

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