The Mustard and The Door

sister

Jenn and I are as close as can be having reached our mutual adulthood, but practically from birth and up into our high-school years, this was not the case. This is the story of how we finally bonded. [ Read More ]

The Quest

quest

I just got tired of replacing the mulch in my garden every few years and I decided to replace the mulch with colorful stones. [ Read More ]

Why I Did Hot Yoga and Why I’ll (Probably) Do It Again

Born and raised in the suburbs, my parents tried to expose my brothers and me to new things.  They took us to places including the Netherlands, Mexico, and Canada.  Granted, it was Aruba, Cancun, and I’m from Buffalo, so Canada was about 30 minutes away.  But nonetheless, I considered myself quite “worldly”. [ Read More ]

The Cool Equation

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At 23 (and 3/4) years old, I am legally and socially seen as an adult.  But I don’t feel like an adult.  In fact, I’ve spent the majority of my life thinking adults are so boring and uncool…. how could I have all of a sudden become one? [ 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 ]

Culture Differences

After receiving my green card to work in the United States, I landed a job in an office and was keen to see the differences in culture between the United Kingdom and the new country I now considered home. [ Read More ]

Tired Tuesday Presents: The Big Milkshake *

Tired Tuesday Photo

The Big Milkshake knows how to handle Tuesday. [ Read More ]

You Are Awesome!

You Are Awesome

June 28, 2014: My Dear Secret Diary, this sign is for you and anybody else who looks at this photo. [ Read More ]

Lost in Thought

One day while eating lunch, I noticed my four-year-old, Alex, staring out the window. He sat motionless in a pensive daze, completely transfixed on something in the back yard. I looked out there to see what was so captivating. Nothing in particular caught my eye. [ Read More ]