“It Would Be My Pleasure… For a Quarter”

quarter

May 24, 2014– My Dearest Secret Diary.  What could be better than making a buck, or quarter as the case may be, AND sharing laughter with a stranger?  [ Read More ]

That Was One Tough Taxi Driver

Taxi

August 2, 2014– Dear Secret Diary, driving a taxi in New York City is one tough job, but I need to tell you about the toughest taxi driver I ever met. [ Read More ]

Could I Have Stayed in the Mens Room?

mens room

May 17, 2014– My Dear Secret Diary, about a month ago, I left a (1-person) mens room at a restaurant, and a fellow waiting to use it thanked me.  Wondering why he had thanked me, I assumed he appreciated my making it available to him. [ Read More ]

Message From Mom? Advice?

Hi Mom!

One day, I opened my e-mail, and I found this message from mom, or Ice-cream as I renamed her. Perhaps many of you have seen what my mom sent me, or some variant.  But what was particularly unusual about the e-mail is that my mom NEVER sends emails like this.  Lots of emails about fun … [ 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 ]

Fun With Credit Card Companies

Credit Card

March 21, 2015– My beloved and dearest Secret Diary, recently I had a chance to have some fun with two (2) credit card companies, both at the same time!      [ Read More ]

Selfies

selfie

We were walking in Central Park and saw a middle-aged woman ostensibly struggling to take a photo of herself.  We asked if we could help.  [ Read More ]

The Post Office Let Me Down in My Time of Need

Post Office

February 1, 2014– Dear my most beloved Secret Diary.  I like the folks at our neighborhood post office, and they always do a nice job.  However during my visit there the other day, they let me down in my time of need. [ Read More ]

I’m Jealous Of This Banana

This banana as clearly worked through its ego issues in therapy.

Dear Secret Diary– This banana has clearly worked through its ego issues in therapy. [ Read More ]

How Full is Your Wine Glass?

Glass Not half-full

January 18, 2014– My Dear Secret Diary, as I age, I am trying harder and harder to be an optimist. [ Read More ]

Smiles For All