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My friend doesn’t know how to say “thank you”

Published: August 24, 2011 | Last Updated: May 14, 2020 By | 18 Replies Continue Reading

A friend sends a gift to her friend’s teenage daughter and receives no acknowledgement. Should she say something?   QUESTION Hi Irene, My friend is having a hard time financially and hasn’t been shy in letting me know. When it came time for her daughter’s high school graduation last May, I sent the girl, whom […]

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My Christmas Bailout: An Open Letter to My Friends

Published: December 4, 2008 | Last Updated: December 5, 2008 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

Here are my top ten reasons for opting out of Christmas this year. I’ve clarified my priorities so I won’t be in the position of begging for an economic bailout after the holidays. 1) I’m reducing my carbon footprint and saving gas by not going to the malls or ordering by mail, and I’ll save […]

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