Advice: A Case of Mistaken Identity

Wink

August 8, 2013– Dear Secret Diary.  I love teasing my friends.  One of my favorites is the “Mistaken Identity” playful prank. [ Read More ]

The Most Playful Bus Driver in New York City

Public Bus

October 11, 2015– Dear Secret Diary, I met the coolest bus driver the other day! [ Read More ]

Magic Fire Hydrants: Now You Don’t See Them, Now You Do!

fire hydrant

The great magicians make things disappear. But making fire hydrants appear out of nowhere is a whole different kettle of fish. [ Read More ]

You Whine, You Lose

November 8, 2014– Dear Secret Diary, today, my wife and I went into a restaurant that prominently displayed the above sign near its entrance. [ Read More ]

Zinged By My Family, Episode 4: I am a Connoisseur

Zinged

July 19, 2014: Dear Secret Diary, I made a ridiculously obvious statement in a recent conversation with my son that engendered the following exchange. [ 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 ]

And Yet Another Shirt Enters The Fray!

October 4, 2014– Dear Secret Diary, just a couple of weeks ago, I ran into another shirt that makes it into the t-shirt fray we seem to be having here. [ Read More ]

SCARY!!!!!

Pay Phone ast Fort Hamilton

Dear Secret Diary– SOS!!! Saw this today. What is it?  Is it dangerous? Should we be afraid of it? Should we feed it? [ Read More ]

“AND YOU CAN’T MAKE ME!”

The Big Milkshake and His Parents

Dear Diary– I am sure it must be hard for my parents that I chose for www.SmilesForAll.com a Nom de Plume, namely The Big Milkshake.  But I definitely think it is better than the new name they subsequently chose for me, “Former Son.” [ Read More ]

An Apple Customer Service Rep A Day…

customer service

February 2, 2013— Dear Diary, my wife and better two-thirds, Chocolate Malt Shake, will never ask for directions, but I will ask even if the chance of being lost is small.  She is tech savvy.   Me, not so much. Well, today I was having trouble syncing my contacts between my MacBook Pro and my … [ Read More ]