Reminder: The questions in this occasional column are posed by actual people. Dear Savvy Sister, A few days ago I finally watched “A Beautiful Mind” with Russell Crowe. It was so powerful, and as we have a nephew who deals with bipolar disease, it hit pretty close to home, too. But to see what Dr. Read More
Questions for Me?
The questions featured in this occasional column were written by actual people. Dear Savvy Sister, I loaned my best friend money about nine years ago – before I had kids – to get her car out of repo. She told me it was the bank’s fault. I also helped her get a different loan Read More
Hot Firefighter Husband and I have been arguing a lot lately because I am residing in a mental valley. This happens when you suffer from depression; sometimes the stars are all aligned and the ocean’s blue-green tint makes your heart soar, and other times the color of the sea reminds you of the mold that Read More
One warm day 58 years ago, on a quiet street in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, a group of neighborhood kids stood around shootin’ the shit. From down the road came a Big Kid named Chick carrying a Red Ryder BB gun. The kids got quiet as Chick neared them; he was kind of a bully. Chick Read More
My monthly solicitation for Questions of Interest yielded some curious fruit. Magnus, only REAL vampires burst into flames when in the sun, and vampires are only REAL when Jagermeister is in the house. Or MD 20/20, take your pick. Josh, I did not tell you about Trombone Shorty because I can’t remember things, which is Read More
Earlier this week, I polled several hundred of my close friends to inquire whether they had any questions for me. I received four replies. JayVee asked whether learning cursive was really necessary, Ess asked whether petroleum or battery acid is more deadly to ants, and Magnus Thejester, whose name I am using because it’s so Read More