Thank You Is Always An Excellent Response

Thank You

December 20th, 2014.  Dear Secret Diary, as we head into the holiday season, it is always good to keep in mind that “thank you” is always a kind thing to say… [ Read More ]

Must We Ask, “Why Did The Chicken Cross the Road?”

I dream of a world where chickens...

Finally, somebody dares to consider the possibility of a world where we trust chickens!!! [ Read More ]

Dear Diary– Two Things You Might Want to Know About Me

1) “My past may be checkered, but my future is spotless.”  This is not an original thought, but it sure fits me like a well tailored coat…although don’t worry, nothing too serious in the rear-view mirror.   [ Read More ]

“It’s Never Too Late”

The Big Milkshake

September 20, 2012– Dear Diary, my good friend, Shrink Shake, and I were out taking a walk today. Shrink Shake counsels individuals and their families on addiction and is also a member of the Smiles For All Board of Amusement.   [ Read More ]

Q&A Tuesday*: Should We Get Rid Of The Term BFF?

Best Friend Forever

Today on Q&A Tuesday, I would like to ask a question of the Smiles For All Community.  Specifically, [ Read More ]

The Early Bird

early bird

Phil drew this cartoon that takes a look at an old expression, “the early bird gets the worm”, but from the bird’s point of view! [ Read More ]

I’m Not Melting

June 24, 2013– Dear Secret Diary.  In the spirit of Alan, I am always looking for playful ways to create Milkshake Moments for others (which ends up being fun for me). [ Read More ]

Tweets We Like: Travel Advice From Amelita

tweets

Toothbrush, check. Tickets, check. Suntan lotion, check. The list goes on. There is perhaps one item you’ve overlooked that Amelita Lijek says, “Don’t leave home without it.” [ Read More ]

A Counselor At His Best

Counselor's Advice

March 8th– Dear Diary, Today I learned about a sleep-away camp counselor who really knew how to talk to teenage boys.  In addressing them about a particular problem which speaks for itself, “Some of you might have great aim, but not all of you are snipers, so please lift the toilet seat.” [ Read More ]

Portion Control: Her Idea and Mine

portion control

Dear Secret Diary– Chocolate Malt Shake (my wife) were talking the other day and discovered portion control means something different to each of us. [ Read More ]

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