Fun With Credit Card Companies

Credit Card

March 21, 2015– My beloved and dearest Secret Diary, recently I had a chance to have some fun with two (2) credit card companies, both at the same time!      [ Read More ]

New York…A City of Halves and Halve Nots

New York City Street Sign 61/2 Ave

Midtown Manhattan can be a very intimidating place to navigate through.  When I first moved to the city from the ‘burbs, my father, a Queens native, tried to boost my confidence as much as he could. “New York City streets are really just a grid,” he explained.  “It’s almost impossible to get lost!” [ Read More ]

Murphy’s Law as Applied to a Rattling Deathtrap

Murphy's Law

Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong, and in the worst way possible. In my case, these sage words of wisdom must be amended to include, “and particularly in a moving motor vehicle.”  [ Read More ]

Getting Lost: Memoirs of A Non-Explorer

lost

I have often told friends that if I had accompanied Christopher Columbus on his maiden voyage to The New World, he would probably have discovered New Jersey and been convinced he was in Singapore. [ Read More ]

How To Kiss Greet French and Lebanese Style [VIDEO]

Do you struggle from the anxiety of not knowing how or when or HOW MANY TIMES to kiss someone on the cheek when you greet them? Luckily, we found this hysterical video by Eric Hinojosa that gives you a pretty good idea how to handle it. [ Read More ]

7 Reasons to Go Outside Immediately

weather outside

If you didn’t take a lunch break today (Wednesday), better take an afternoon stroll outside and enjoy the sun before seven days of straight thunderstorms. [ Read More ]

Q&A Tuesday: Why are Yawns Contagious

Yawn

Today on Q&A Tuesday, Lin asks:  [ Read More ]

Walk This Way (Or Any Way. Just Walk!)

Anyone who has ever lived in, or even been in, New York knows how noisy, energetic, and sometimes tiring the city can be. On a day when I was noticing all of these things with a particular touch of hypersensitivity, I decided to take a walk and see if I could find a bit of … [ Read More ]

If Your Friends are Yawning…

Yawn

Dear Secret Diary– I like asking yawning friends and family, “Are you bored with yourself?” [ Read More ]

Cleaning the House: A Study in Procrastination

cleaning

If you are anything like me, the very last thing you would choose to do out of a list of a hundred possibilities, is clean the house. [ Read More ]

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