Fiercest of Them All

school

After our final-year examinations in school, we were being rowdy in our classroom. Our relief teacher decided to run a quiz to settle us down. [ Read More ]

My Date’s Father is a Private Investigator…Ugh

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You don’t want to date this playful private investigator’s daughter if you have a past :-). [ Read More ]

Of Course It Can!

duh

I like to think I can take care of rudimentary maintenance problems around the house. Faced with a troublesome hair clog in the drain, I drove to the hardware store to buy a drain cleaner. [ Read More ]

Cute Babies [PODCAST]

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Mike tells a funny true story about when he and a friend pulled a prank involving babies at a restaurant in order to get better service.  How can babies and good restaurant service be related? Listen to the full story here! [ Read More ]

Who’s the Culprit?

theater

My son used to take part in a theater restaurant that performed mystery plays. While the shows were quite entertaining, the food left a lot to be desired. [ Read More ]

Gee, Thanks for the Help

golf

At our golf club, members enter their scores on a computer after each round they play. Following a particularly frustrating game, I inadvertently entered a score higher than it actually was. I was trying to correct the error when our golf pro walked by. “How can I fix this score?” I complained. “Lessons!” he replied. … [ Read More ]

Draw MY Daddy

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“Daddy, draw me a tarantula,” said my four-year-old. So I drew her a massive spider with eight huge, hairy legs. [ Read More ]

Magic Fire Hydrants: Now You Don’t See Them, Now You Do!

fire hydrant

The great magicians make things disappear. But making fire hydrants appear out of nowhere is a whole different kettle of fish. [ Read More ]

See Anything You Like?

housework

Vincy spills something on the kitchen floor and has to get down to clean it up. His wife comes into the room and delivers one heck of a zinger. [ Read More ]

What Grade Are You In?

Let me set the scene: I’m 27, and I’ve been teaching middle school for three years. I have a master’s degree, I’ve traveled the world, and I’ve successfully solicited grant money for research. While I’m short and look relatively young for my age, I manage to command the attention of students with a good degree … [ Read More ]

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