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List-chief

My cousin Vikki is notorious for her list making.  She keeps a grocery list on the refrigerator at all times, and if something is needed in the house she declares, ”Write it down!”  I decided to make a tiny addition to her list that everyone could agree upon: [ Read More ]

Cafe Henri Sign

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Here is a cool image from a sign outside Café Henri I wanted to share! [ Read More ]

Heavy Pancakes

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I was cooking pancakes for my husband, but I used too much flour and they turned out a bit heavy. After we ate, we had about half a dozen left. [ Read More ]

And Yet Another Shirt Enters The Fray!

October 4, 2014– Dear Secret Diary, just a couple of weeks ago, I ran into another shirt that makes it into the t-shirt fray we seem to be having here. [ Read More ]

Tofu, Anyone?

tofu

A classmate and I were discussing some frustrations of dorm life at my university in the Netherlands. High on my list was the difficulty of keeping others from eating ice cream I’d stored in the dorm’s refrigerator. [ Read More ]

How to Look Like a Crazy Person to Your Neighbors [PODCAST]

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Chanelle tells the story of being so scared at night she wound up being the scary one in front of all her neighbors! Take a listen to hear this hilarious mishap. [ Read More ]

Dad’s on the $10 Bill [PODCAST]

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Charlie tries to tell his son that his face was on the $10 bill. How does this Dad finally persuade his son? [ Read More ]

QUIZ: Christmas Gift for 3-Year-Old or 23-Year-Old?

christmas quiz

A Christmas quiz that also serves as insight into what to get your (2)3 year old. [ Read More ]

My One and Only Touchdown

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It was 1st and 10 on the opposing team’s forty yard line; they were trailing by a field goal. The defensive coach came down the sideline and pointed at me, and said, “You…” He hesitated, trying to remember my name. [ Read More ]

Matching Outfits

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So the story goes, my wife and I were discussing our son’s upcoming wedding ceremony with long-time friends. After she described the dress she was planning to wear, her friend asked her what color shoes she had to go with it. She replied, “Silver.” [ Read More ]

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