Zinged By My Family, Episode 4: I am a Connoisseur

Zinged

July 19, 2014: Dear Secret Diary, I made a ridiculously obvious statement in a recent conversation with my son that engendered the following exchange. [ Read More ]

Week Long Wandering

lost

I once visited America and got lost twice on the way to the theater in Atlanta. Being a greenhorn alien to this land goes hand in hand with having direction troubles. [ 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 ]

A Deep Resounding You

wife

One evening my wife and I were watching a television show. “Wow, what a hunk!” she commented on one of the actors. [ Read More ]

Hotel Freebies

hotel

We got lucky when we heard the old Hotel Manfredi Suite in our place, Rome, was getting a face-life and its beautiful maple doors became available for sale as salvage items. [ 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 ]

The Mathochist Me

calculus

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

Who’s the Culprit?

theater

My son used to take part in a theater restaurant that performed mystery plays. While the shows were quite entertaining, the food left a lot to be desired. [ 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 ]

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