How to Get Smarter Looking Feet

For all you college graduates out there, you’ve probably been exposed to one or maybe more of those dense and mandatory Philosophy 101 classes.  And even if you haven’t, you’ve probably heard of Sigmund Freud.  You know, they guy who discovered that we all love our moms and dads a little too much? [ Read More ]

Matching Outfits

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So the story goes, my wife and I were discussing our son’s upcoming wedding ceremony with long-time friends. After she described the dress she was planning to wear, her friend asked her what color shoes she had to go with it. She replied, “Silver.” [ Read More ]

Misunderstood [PODCAST]

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Shelley tells some hilarious stories about her wonderful family and the misunderstandings that lead to laughter. Who said being misunderstood was a bad thing? [ Read More ]

Shoes Off, Please

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When my wife developed a foot problem, her doctor told her she would have to wear wide, flat shoes. Soon after, as we were dressing to attend an important cocktail party, she studied her reflection in the full length mirror. [ Read More ]

The Wedding Ring

I lost a lot of weight which is not a bad thing, except my ring finger had shrunk. Working in my garden, my hand got so sweaty I lost my wedding ring in the grass. [ Read More ]

Dad Wins Again

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One hot 4th of July in Georgia, my dad decided to run in a 5K for which he did not train. Once upon a time, Daddy was quite an athlete. Those days were long since gone! [ Read More ]

Never Wear a Pair of Socks More Than Once

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My husband, Rodger, was forever saying, “If I win the lottery, I will never wear a pair of socks more than once.” [ Read More ]

A Hole New World

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I was always a very determined or, as anyone who wasn’t my parents would say, stubborn child. [ Read More ]

The Great Pantsing Incident of 2012

While I was waiting for the results of my x-rays in the emergency room, my boyfriend looked at me and asked, “Was it worth it?” [ 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 ]

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