Of Course It Can!

duh

I like to think I can take care of rudimentary maintenance problems around the house. Faced with a troublesome hair clog in the drain, I drove to the hardware store to buy a drain cleaner. [ Read More ]

Leaving a Bad Driving Impression

shopping

At the grocery store, I happened to grab a shopping cart with a skewed wheel. This caused me endless difficulty as I struggled up and down the aisles. [ Read More ]

What Grade Are You In?

Let me set the scene: I’m 27, and I’ve been teaching middle school for three years. I have a master’s degree, I’ve traveled the world, and I’ve successfully solicited grant money for research. While I’m short and look relatively young for my age, I manage to command the attention of students with a good degree … [ Read More ]

YOU Love Him

love

My son and daughter were causing a commotion. My husband found out about this, and tried to stop it. [ Read More ]

Zinged By My Family: Episode 3, Who was She Talking About?

Zinged

May 10, 2014– Dear Secret Diary, flashing back to March 23, 2014 when my wife zinged me again.   [ Read More ]

A Match Made in Heaven

marriage

Aaron and Diane, my brother and his wife, were at a party chatting with some friends when the subject of marriage counseling came up. [ Read More ]

The Mathochist Me

calculus

One beautiful Sunday, I took a few hours from my university studies to meet friends for brunch. [ Read More ]

Dis-Concert-ing Carlos

concert

Excuse me Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga, but if we’re going to talk about music then it has got to be Classical. [ Read More ]

Fiercest of Them All

school

After our final-year examinations in school, we were being rowdy in our classroom. Our relief teacher decided to run a quiz to settle us down. [ 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 ]

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