Huh. Interesting issues.

Dear Amy: I’m a man in my late-50s. I’m currently dating — or trying to date. It’s clear to me now that I’ll never know women, so please explain what just happened here: I met a woman on a dating app, and we had one of those perfect first dates — lots of laughs, lotsContinue reading “Huh. Interesting issues.”

Honesty is overrated!

Dear Amy: My mother and my brother keep bringing up trips they want to take with us. I’ve been on trips with them before, and I’m never going to go again. Both of them are prone to explosive meltdowns that are excruciating to be part of. I can handle them for a short evening, butContinue reading “Honesty is overrated!”

What’s in a name? That which we call a rose…

DEAR MISS MANNERS: How does one deal with false modesty? I found myself caught flat-footed when chatting with a textile artist. I joked that he could be the one to help me with my blanket stitch, and he responded that his handwork wasn’t very good. Fine; I’d been mostly kidding anyway. But then he wentContinue reading “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose…”

Can we refer to her as Anne Laney?

This is a letter from earlier this month with a followup letter from today’s column after it. Dear Annie: My name is Barbara. It’s NOT “Barb.” It’s not “Barbie.” It’s not “Babs.” So, please tell me WHY when I introduce myself as Barbara, the majority of the time, people say things like, “Hi, Barb”? Immediately,Continue reading “Can we refer to her as Anne Laney?”

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