Ms. L.B. hasn’t taken a break since LetterBalm went live more than two-and-a-half years ago. So, she’s going on an indefinite leave to refresh her mind and spirit. LetterBalm will return, all spiffed up and ready to help. While Ms. L.B. is away, play nice. Don’t make her come back there.
Dear LetterBalm: I’ve been living with my girlfriend for a year-and-a-half. She owns the house we live in, but she’s always behind in the mortgage payments. She sometimes ignores notices and is sloppy about meeting due dates. I actually diverted foreclosure because I now make the payments every month. I’ve noticed that she behaves this […]
Dear LetterBalm: I’m a fussy eater. Some foods upset my stomach, some make me ill or cause me to break out in a rash. I’m out on my own and have no trouble going out to eat with friends and colleagues. I know what to order and what to avoid and nobody thinks anything of […]
Dear LetterBalm: Once a year, I get together with old high school friends I’ve known since the 1980s. A few of them come back to our town for Thanksgiving. I’ve always secretly liked one of the guys, but he’s never expressed an interest in me. But last Thanksgiving he started flirting with me. I’ve been […]
Well, the warm days of summer are drawing to a close with the third big national holiday. Another lovely reason for grilling and friends around the campfire. As she munches on family-recipe barbecued chicken this weekend, Ms. L.B. will ponder the meaning of labor and the satisfaction of work done well, no matter how humble. […]