Q&A Tuesday*: Why Do We Say “BYE BYE” but Not “HELLO HELLO” or “Hey Hey?”

Bye Bye

Today on Q&A Tuesday, we will dive into the linguistic minefield posed by ASMs’ extremely extremely erudite question.  ASMs asks: [ Read More ]

Get It Right Next Time!

In life, sometimes someone hands you the perfect line and you come up with the perfect retort, one that you will always remember! [ Read More ]

A New Look at Old Sayings

These old sayings could use some freshening up! Here are some cartoons that put a fun spin on some classic idioms. [ Read More ]

Sports Terminology

sports

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 ]

Naked Grandma (It’s Not What You Might Think) And Other Favorite TV Moments [Video]

December 21, 2013—My Dear Secret Diary.  I met somebody a couple of days ago who may like TV more than me.  And that’s not  easy. [ 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 ]

The Second Best Shirt in The World

April 5, 2014– Dear Secret Diary, needless to say, the best shirt in the world is “The Big Milkshake Shirt” I’m wearing above. [ Read More ]

It’s Valentine’s Day: Where Are The Women?

the thought doesn't count

February 15, 2014– Well into the evening yesterday (Valentine’s Day), I entered a small florist and found myself in line behind six or seven male customers…and no women.  That’s right; not one women in the shop (other than employees)! [ Read More ]

You Came, You Saw, You Conquered… Sort Of

husband

One weekend, my husband and I were planning to move a section of fence to allow us to park a trailer. A lovely guava bush was partially in the way, and he promised he’d be careful when trimming it back. [ Read More ]

Spring Is Just Around The Corner

spring

It’s that time of year again, but don’t worry… Spring is just around the corner! [ Read More ]