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 ]

Free Snowmen!

snowmen

How can you get rid of all the snow on your front lawn? [ Read More ]

Adaptive Gate

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With a short 5-minute walk from our house, you can find our neighbor’s gate adapting to their car’s length. [ Read More ]

Innovation When Bored

bored

We were having a party at our place. The party started around 9 am. Around 8 hours later, boredom came.Thanks to boredom, we met innovation. [ Read More ]

Can We Call This a Hammer?

hammer

My husband made this frankenfix to this hammer. I don’t know what to call this tool anymore. Any ideas? [ Read More ]

What is THAT?!

reaction

The photo was taken during vacation last December at Venice Beach, CA. This is my eldest son’s reaction to his very first sighting of beached seaweed.  He hasn’t been able to eat nori ever since. [ Read More ]

The Blues Brothers, Dog Edition

dog

Many years ago I was walking down the street with my camera and when I saw these two dogs I snapped the picture and kept walking. I have no idea who the dogs belonged to. [ Read More ]

Lazy Wipers Become Dryers

underwear

Are you ever in a pinch and in desperate need of drying your underwear? Fear not, here’s a creative solution! [ Read More ]

Multiple Choice Test: Phone, Insect, All of the Above, Neither?

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January 10, 2015– Dear Secret Diary, the other day, I felt like I was the victim of a multiple choice test. [ Read More ]

Look at This!

cat

A deer wandered into my front yard. It stopped to watch my neighbor’s little dog. My cat stopped to watch the deer. I stopped to watch my cat. [ Read More ]