Tweets We Like: Travel Advice From Amelita

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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 ]

You CAN Put a Price on Love

filet mignon

April 14, 2014– Dear Secret Diary, everyone is always saying, “You can’t put a price on love.”  Well, Diary, I learned this past week that in fact CAN put a price on love! [ Read More ]

A Confusing Fortune (Cookie)

I eat Chinese food from the take out place down the street probably once a week. The other week, my roommate and I both got fortune cookies, but he didn’t want his so I opened both of them.  Upon reading the fortunes inside, only one question remained: where to look first? [ Read More ]

The Early Bird

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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 ]

OPEN to NOPE

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During business hours, a nearby deli displays in its window four little wooden letters: OPEN. Walking by one night after closing time, I realized how creative the store owner is. The four little letters had been rearranged to spell NOPE. [ Read More ]

Spring Is Just Around The Corner

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

Alan Repeatedly Showed His Generosity

Alan on Rock

September 20, 2014– Dear Secret Diary, I have often noted that Alan, was the most playful man I ever met.  [ Read More ]

Rel-a-a-a-x

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When my son was was a teenager, his constant motto was: “Rel-a-a-a-x!” [ Read More ]

Taking A Digger: What It Means And What It Doesn’t

funny sayings

Slang fascinates me. How did those words and phrases come to be? Who were the first ones to use them? How did it catch on? While some slang can be traced to different people or regions, others are a complete mystery. The one that I can’t figure out, and that has created some awkward situations, … [ Read More ]

The World’s Gutsiest Dealer?

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You might get the wrong first impression walking by this store in New York City’s Upper East Side.  That is, until you realize that the store is a ceramics dealer.  [ Read More ]