An Insincere Suggestion Box

Suggestion Box

July 26th, 2014– My Dear Secret Diary, the photo accompanying this entry is of the “Suggestion Box” at a golf club. [ Read More ]

My Favorite Sandy Koufax Story

Back in 1965 Sandy Koufax refused to pitch in the first game of the World Series because it fell on Yom Kippur, a Jewish high holy day. [ Read More ]

Gee, Thanks for the Help

golf

At our golf club, members enter their scores on a computer after each round they play. Following a particularly frustrating game, I inadvertently entered a score higher than it actually was. I was trying to correct the error when our golf pro walked by. “How can I fix this score?” I complained. “Lessons!” he replied. … [ Read More ]

The Cool Equation

belly dance

At 23 (and 3/4) years old, I am legally and socially seen as an adult.  But I don’t feel like an adult.  In fact, I’ve spent the majority of my life thinking adults are so boring and uncool…. how could I have all of a sudden become one? [ Read More ]

What’s Keeping Me in the Bathroom

bathroom

This is what has kept me in the bathroom. The photo was about 5 years ago until I decided to get rid of it. I always run late at my errands because of it. It was fun though. [ Read More ]

Temper, Temper

temper

Unfortunately when it comes to golf, Jim can let his temper get the best of him. Luckily, he has his best friend Matt to help him out. [ Read More ]

How Not To Make A Good Impression At Your Karate Class

I didn't make a Good Impression At My Karate Class

June 8th, 2013– Dear Secret Diary, I can’t believe what you let me do at my Karate class today.  It was only my second class, I felt like a fish out of water, and my legs spent much of the class hour burning.  While this might be OK (or not) on a weekday, it was … [ Read More ]

Classroom Humor

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I was discussing gender with the year seven class that I teach. Noise and laughter filled the classroom. [ Read More ]

The Hungry Pool Float

pool

Oh no! Keep out of this pool! They starve the floats. [ Read More ]

Overtime Grandpa

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My family, who are all big-time sports fans, was watching the NBA finals with our grandchildren. I had just turned 55 and was feeling a little wistful. [ Read More ]

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