Fat Cat [PODCAST]

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Dan tells the story of he and his wife’s relationship with their very troublesome cat. How much did this cat end up costing them? [ Read More ]

Taxi Cab Confessions

In honor of my five year anniversary as a New Yorker, I reflected on the many men who have taken me home…taxi drivers, that is. [ Read More ]

The Nice Conductor on the Train

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September 6, 2014– Dear Secret Diary, I’ve been meaning to share with you a really nice experience I had on a train a few months ago.  [ Read More ]

The Great Pantsing Incident of 2012

While I was waiting for the results of my x-rays in the emergency room, my boyfriend looked at me and asked, “Was it worth it?” [ Read More ]

I Got a Wedding Proposal at the Supermarket… Almost

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September 13, 2014– Dear Secret Diary, while I fell just short of getting a wedding proposal at the supermarket, I did get $5. So I at least I didn’t come away empty-handed. [ Read More ]

How I Tech-Tricked My Wife into Happiness

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The happiest compromises are often embedded in the least expected packaging. [ Read More ]

Dental Floss: The Scourge Of A Seafaring Relationship

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Relationships come and go and there will always be breakup tales to talk of. Usually people grow apart or miles, or another person, will finally put out the final flicker of the flame, but of course I have a unique anecdote about a breakup that I went through years ago. [ Read More ]

Valentines Day At The Aquarium

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While recently visiting the Toronto aquarium, I couldn’t help but notice all the “fish couples”.  So, being a bit of a romantic (but by no means a marine biologist), I named some of the unique couples I saw around the fishtanks. [ Read More ]

Non-Traditional Rejection

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When I was 27-years-old, I decided to take a summer course- Intermediate German- at a local university. I thought the course would be a good distraction from my mundane job at the time. [ Read More ]

Let’s All Go

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It was one of those days when making dinner at home turned out not to be an option. So I piled the three kids in the car and headed to the closest fast-food drive thru. [ Read More ]

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