Home Alone


My husband travels a lot for work so I am used to being alone in the house and checking out any odd noises. [ Read More ]

Like Mother, Like Daughter

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I was scampering early in the morning for my daughter’s parent-teacher meeting and when I arrived, the teacher seemed a bit flustered, especially when she started telling me that my little girl didn’t always pay attention in class and was sometimes a little flighty. [ Read More ]

Attention Shoppers


I used to work at a department store. Every night, at closing time, our customer-service representative would remind shoppers to finish their shopping, over the public-address system. [ Read More ]

Seat Belt Bloopers

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A Police officer motioned for my father, who was driving a tractor trailer, to pull over, and then asked him for his license and insurance. [ 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 Dentist


My brother-in-law is a very skilled dentist.  I’ve been told he’s one of the best in the country (he told me so).  I’m only kidding, he’s the greatest. [ Read More ]

Swimming To My Own Beat [VIDEO]

Emily tells the story of when she goes out for the middle school swimming team. Can she swim? Is she a natural? Does she float or sink? All questions answered in this hilarious tale! [ Read More ]

The Case of the Flat Head Screwdriver


My dad was putting together a new piece of Ikea patio furniture and asked my sister to go into the basement and grab him a flat head screwdriver. [ Read More ]

Putting Gas In The Car [PODCAST]


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 ]

Most Amazingest Bird Dropping


I found this when we came back to our ride. Did the bird draw himself in his own dropping? [ Read More ]

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