Dear Suri, A customer at the Starbucks drive-thru this morning bought for nearly everyone in line. When I got to the window, the clerk said: “Your order has already been paid.” I appreciate the gesture (and the free coffee!), but I can’t help but wonder if the funds could have been put to better use?… Read More Gift Horse
Dear Suri, I’m still trying to dig out of this totally ridiculous drama that started last weekend. I was invited to an evening birthday party. It was supposed to start at 7:00 p.m. I showed up at 6:15, and they got all pissy. Then, to make matters worse, they ended up kicking me out at… Read More Party Confusion Causes Friendship Rift
Dear Suri, I love to fight. It sustains me. I wake up in the morning pissed, and I go to bed full of anger and hatred. Oh, I have full control over my outward emotions. I won’t make an issue unless someone else does. But then I always take it overboard. It’s rarely physically violent,… Read More Put Your Dukes Up
Dear Suri, I’ve had it! I know my neighbors were stealing my newspaper. I had a suspicion for a long time, but my wife said “maybe some animal is taking it.” I wanted to tell her that was horseshit, but I didn’t. But it’s horseshit. It was no animal. Not a wild animal, at least.… Read More Red Handed
Dear Suri, We’re about to go on a short plane trip (3 hours) to visit relatives, but I am totally freaking out about the germs! I just know I’m going to get sick. I bought those medical masks like they wear in China, but my husband refuses to wear one on board. I’m ready to… Read More ‘Til Germs Do Us Part
Dear Suri, I showed up early to this party I was invited to, and my friends got pissed ’cause they weren’t ready. I ended up punching a hole in their door! I was just so over their kid stuff bullshit. I’d do it again tomorrow! — Jimmy Pesto ____________________________________ Dear “Jimmy Pesto,” Punctuality is as… Read More Party Pooper
Dear Suri, I finally got a job after being out of work for almost a year, and now people are coming out of the woodwork wanting to take me out for drinks and celebrate. Where the hell were they when I was down and out?! I’m not trying to be a whiner here, but I… Read More Fair Weather Friends?