Dental Floss: The Scourge Of A Seafaring Relationship

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Relationships come and go and there will always be breakup tales to talk of. Usually people grow apart or miles, or another person, will finally put out the final flicker of the flame, but of course I have a unique anecdote about a breakup that I went through years ago. [ Read More ]

Where Can I get Muscles Like That?

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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 ]

Healthy Shmealthy

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When I was a kid, cigarettes were touted as a healthy way to relax, control weight, improve your sex life, and make you look really cool. Now we know that cigs will age you prematurely, make your breath smell like an ashtray, and slowly but surely bring about an ugly, painful death. [ Read More ]

Diary of a Vegetarian [PODCAST]

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Dan Borengasser records his effort to become a vegetarian. Turns out, not eating meat is hard for a meat-eater! [ Read More ]

Love Leaves Us Breathless [PODCAST]

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Shelley tells the funny true story of the time she devotedly sat by her husband while he was in the hospital… leaving him breathless (with love)! [ Read More ]

Very Extreme Sports

extreme sports

This is a photo of me in the basement, doing extreme sports. I sometimes wonder, “Which came first, the idea or the hole?” [ Read More ]

My New Extreme Sport

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As my 50th birthday approached, I decided to do something adventurous, like sky diving. I was parking at the library and noticed a bumper sticker on the care next to mine. [ Read More ]

Til Death Shoe Us Part

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What’s the worse thing that could happen to the bride’s knee on her wedding day? Answer: Anything. Anything at all. [ Read More ]

Secret Diary Saturday: A Better Emergency Contact [Video]

December 14, 2013— Dear Secret Diary.  This will be my first video diary entry, and I hope you like it.  It’s about picking a better emergency contact. [ Read More ]

The Main Attraction

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I was self-conscious about going to the gym because I thought the kilos I had put on would make me stand out among the spandex-clad regulars. [ Read More ]