Passover Sedar and the Ten Plagues

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April 19, 2014– Dear Secret Diary.  I’ll bet you’re bummed you didn’t make the Passover Seder this year. [ Read More ]

The Squeaky Piano Pedal [PODCAST]

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Tracy tells the funny true story about singing praises alongside a squeaky piano pedal. Can Tracy help herself from bursting out laughing?? [ Read More ]

Flavorless Rebellion [PODCAST]

A young girl isn’t having too much fun at church so she decides to rebel (or at least her version of rebellion). [ Read More ]

An Easter Egg Hunt

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Growing up in a Christian home, I spent many an Easter Sunday dressed in my finest attending church service and partaking in the time honored tradition of searching for Easter eggs on the church property.  [ Read More ]

Little Road Rants [PODCAST]

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Dana doesn’t get road rage. She gets road rants. And she remember the funniest moment when she almost gave the wrong person one of these road rants. [ Read More ]

Holiday Sweets: So Many Traditions

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When and why did the candy cane originate? How many different religions and cultures enjoy gingerbread and marzipan during the holidays? How do these traditions make us more the same than different? These and other tantalizing questions will be addressed below. Read on, my sweets. [ Read More ]

My Favorite Sandy Koufax Story

Back in 1965 Sandy Koufax refused to pitch in the first game of the World Series because it fell on Yom Kippur, a Jewish high holy day. [ Read More ]

Seeing is Believing [PODCAST]

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Shelley tells the story of her son having a curiosity in all things science. It leads to some pretty funny questions! [ Read More ]

Q&A Tuesday*: Why Does The Easter Bunny Carry Eggs?

Today on Q&A Tuesday, I will address an incisive question about the Easter Bunny posed by AlpacaLover <3 a number of months ago.  AlpacaLover politely challenged: [ Read More ]

Faith Healing Children

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As a primary school teacher, I get to help the nurse deworm children who have parasites. I dispense the medicine in the classroom by getting the children to fall in line and dropping tablets one by one into their open mouths. [ Read More ]