Hotel Freebies

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We got lucky when we heard the old Hotel Manfredi Suite in our place, Rome, was getting a face-life and its beautiful maple doors became available for sale as salvage items. [ Read More ]

The Dash in Between [PODCAST]

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Shelley tells a story about her wonderful mother and her mother’s hysterical twin sister. [ Read More ]

Of Course It Can!

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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 ]

YOU Love Him

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My son and daughter were causing a commotion. My husband found out about this, and tried to stop it. [ Read More ]

My Lovely Sparring Partner

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After my husband and I had had a disagreement, he mused in exasperation, “I knew the day we met that you were Miss Right… [ Read More ]

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

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

Dis-Concert-ing Carlos

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Excuse me Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga, but if we’re going to talk about music then it has got to be Classical. [ 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?

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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 ]

Zinged By My Family: Episode 3, Who was She Talking About?

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May 10, 2014– Dear Secret Diary, flashing back to March 23, 2014 when my wife zinged me again.   [ Read More ]