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My Last Name

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A customer at the bank where I am a teller asked me my name, explaining that he preferred the “personal approach.” [ Read More ]

The Tattletale and the Whistleblower

I was with my little cousins Marli, who’s 5, and Ben, who’s 12.  Marli was blowing a plastic whistle she had gotten from a Chuckie Cheese, really loudly.  Ben, being the 12-year-old big brother, asked her to stop, but she kept blowing the whistle louder and louder. [ Read More ]

Trust With Birthdays

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Family vacations are always a stressful time, even before the actual vacation starts. And airport security questions only make it worse! [ Read More ]

Yes, It’s Me, Again [PODCAST]

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Vincy tells the story of his wife and he unfortunate habit of getting into car accident after car accident. And not just one or two. Several! [ Read More ]

A Bathroom in Thailand

I have always been a fan of funny phrases lost in translation. Towards the end of my journey to Khao Sok, Thailand, I got sea-sick on the boat and when I came out of the bathroom I noticed this sign posted overhead, it just summed up that day in Thailand perfectly! [ Read More ]

If You Can Play, Play. If You Can’t, Wing It Anyway

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It’s real easy to get a bus full of kids even more freaked out on the way to their big basketball game. [ Read More ]

In Search Of The Missing Ice Cream

 My aunt and uncle live up in the Rocky Mountains in Colorado. A few days before my cousin Weston’s graduation, they started planning a big graduation party. After buying all kinds of food to prepare for the big day, my aunt noticed that the pièce de résistance, a special berry ice cream Weston loved, kept going … [ Read More ]

A Night with an Edsel

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I loved the Internet, but I hated the snail-like slowness of it. No matter how much I upgraded, it was not fast enough to suit me. When Broadband came to my neighborhood, I was among the first to order it. [ Read More ]

Lost in Thought

One day while eating lunch, I noticed my four-year-old, Alex, staring out the window. He sat motionless in a pensive daze, completely transfixed on something in the back yard. I looked out there to see what was so captivating. Nothing in particular caught my eye. [ Read More ]

Can You Dance?

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I love it when I get unsolicited phone calls from people who want to sell me something. [ Read More ]

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