Tweets We Like: Brilliant Business Idea

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Leah came up with the bestest, most brilliant business idea ever! [ Read More ]

Secret Diary Saturday: A Better Emergency Contact [Video]

December 14, 2013— Dear Secret Diary.  This will be my first video diary entry, and I hope you like it.  It’s about picking a better emergency contact. [ Read More ]

Q&A Tuesday*: How Can I be Shorter?

Today on Q&A Tuesday, we will address an extremely important question posed by OblongOrange:   [ Read More ]

Hurricane Evacuation Plan

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What’s your hurricane evacuation plan? Take out a pen and jot down some notes because this is a plan that knows the meaning of priorities. [ Read More ]

Mosquitoes, A Can of Raid, and Bonnie’s Wedding Day

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It had been a very hot summer that year. My particular neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York, was for some reason plagued by mosquitoes that were unusually large and very fond of human flesh. [ Read More ]

Sports Terminology

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Sports can take on another language, and if you’re new to sports, certain phrases and sayings may leave you confused. Let me help break some of these down for you. [ Read More ]

How To Administer Medication To Your Cat Without Taking Some Yourself

Have you ever tried to give your cat medicine? Do you find it a hopeless task, tantamount perhaps, to making a hole in water? Well, don’t look here for any help. I can’t do it either. [ Read More ]

“All Rise” Means All Rise!

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  Dear Secret Diary, when the judge enters and the court clerk says, “All Rise,” all rise.  I  believe this gesture of respect for judges is appropriate… on all occasions.  The other night, I was watching a crime show on TV with my wife.  The judge entered the courtroom, and the clerk said, “All rise.” … [ Read More ]

The Commuting Life

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As a commuter on rush-hour buses for many years, I have concluded that although people from all walks of life ride the bus, they fall into four specific categories: [ Read More ]

Where Can I get Muscles Like That?

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June 7, 2014– Dear Secret Diary, the other day I looked in the mirror and asked, “Mirror, Mirror, on the wall, whose got the fairest muscles of them all?” [ Read More ]

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