The Unofficial Civilian Code Book

code book

I was thinking about those cool-sounding numerical “codes” that police and fire departments use to describe different situations. We civilians could use something like that to report situations that we think other people should be made aware of. [ Read More ]

Living Together

living together

Living together can be a big step with even bigger (and funny) consequences. [ Read More ]

Jon the ATM

ATM

A former boss of mine, Brian, was shooting a commercial for WeHadAMoment.com, and he asked if I could help out.  As a graduate fresh out of film school, I jumped at the opportunity.  The lead actress’s name, for the purposes of this story, was Emma Encore.  (And if you think that’s crazy, her actual name was … [ Read More ]

Mismatched Clothes? Now What?

Mismatched

May 3, 2014– Dear Secret Diary, I have often worn mismatched clothing by mistake.  [ Read More ]

Holiday Shopping: Some Rules For The Road

Here we are again! It’s that time of year for credit cards and fruitcakes and bright and shiny lights! No one is excluded and all checkbooks are welcome everywhere! If you are wondering what to buy for whom, read on for a little holiday advice. It won’t help at all, but maybe you will have … [ Read More ]

Where Can I get Muscles Like That?

Muscles

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 ]

Food Shopping: Consider the Alternative

shopping

Does food shopping for a few things always end up with a cart that is mysteriously filled to the top? [ Read More ]

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 ]

Hurricane Evacuation Plan

hurricane

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 ]

How Not To Make A Good Impression At Your Karate Class

I didn't make a Good Impression At My Karate Class

June 8th, 2013– Dear Secret Diary, I can’t believe what you let me do at my Karate class today.  It was only my second class, I felt like a fish out of water, and my legs spent much of the class hour burning.  While this might be OK (or not) on a weekday, it was … [ Read More ]