Ladies First? Indeed! Here’s Why. (Hint: Think Canary)

Ladies First

December 28, 2013– Dear Secret Diary, basic Internet searches and what I have picked up suggest many reasons for the “Ladies First” policy.  “Chivalry” is of course an important one, but it is just one.  [ Read More ]

Ride Em Cowboy

horse

Years ago, one of the things I enjoyed doing in the summer was horseback riding. A young lady my age bugged me to take her along. Although I liked to go alone, I found it difficult to turn her down. Little did I know what would happen next. [ 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 ]

Chocolate at Church [PODCAST]

chocolate

Diane tells the story of someone bringing chocolate to church. It might surprise you, but it caused quite a commotion. [ Read More ]

Q&A Tuesday*: Did I Do Something Wrong?

Something Wrong

Today on Q&A Tuesday, I have a question for the Smiles For All community. [ Read More ]

Three Surprising Things That Won’t Kill Your Laptop

laptop

In the Thunderdome match between kids and electronics, only one will leave the dome. Sadly, that one will need a diaper change. [ Read More ]

Secret Diary Saturday: Yes, He Was In Rehab

rehab

December 7, 2013— Dear Secret Diary, today I’ll share a story with you what happened to a friend of mine when he was in rehab about a year ago. [ Read More ]

Midnight Train To Poland [VIDEO]

Justin tells a funny true story about riding a midnight train to Poland… or at least that’s where he thought he was going. [ Read More ]

My Step-Daughter’s Unexpected Passenger

chicken

My step-daughter, Elizabeth, is a nurse’s aid. She was on her way to work one day and stopped off at our house to drop off her children for me and my wife to watch while she worked her shift. We live on a 52-acre farm. [ Read More ]

Putting Gas In The Car [PODCAST]

gas

Filling up your gas tank might seem like a normal, easy task to accomplish on any given day. But believe us, it can go terribly wrong.  And when it does, you can be grateful for all the times you’ve done it right! Just ask Wendy. [ Read More ]

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