Self-Knowledge Through A Pipe

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Dear Secret Diary– One of my favorite sayings is the Axiom of the Pipe (Trishmann’s Paradox), “A pipe gives a wise man time to think and a fool something to stick in his mouth.”  Hmm. [ Read More ]

It’s All Pretty Pathetic Stuff [VIDEO]

Zach recounts all the good times he had as a kid.  All those middle school memories…. Ok, so maybe they’re not all “good”, but hindsight is always 20/20. [ 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 ]

Oreos: An Addiction

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I relish my Double Stuf Oreos, which, according to the latest reports, is commensurate with cocaine in their addictive power—prompting, as they do, pleasure-center neurons to discharge with the same vigor as hardcore drugs. [ Read More ]

Chance Encounters, City Living

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Katie struggles to find a cab in New York City. Once she finds one, her talk with the driver opens up her perspective to life in the city. [ Read More ]

Bruised Ego [PODCAST]

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Charlie Ray tells a funny true story about waiting in line at a haunted house with his wife.  Two pretty young girls keep looking at Charlie and whispering.  What are they talking about? [ Read More ]

How Men Age

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Have you ever wondered about the defining stages in life as a man ages? Here’s a great cartoon that captures the true manner in which men age. [ Read More ]

Mothers And Their Rules

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Most mothers have two sets of rules for their kids: universal rules like “don’t touch the oven, don’t play in the street” and custom tailored rules like “don’t call your sister a boy, don’t touch the dog’s face.” [ 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 ]

The Fun/Dangers of Rugby

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I was a rugger in college. The sport of Rugby looks like a mixture of American football, soccer, and sanctioned hooliganism. I can’t say for certain what caused me to take it up. [ Read More ]