Category Archives: letters

Marvelous Advice for your Mid-Century Angst

Hi there, guys and dolls! Whiz, zip, bang! It’s Friday. Do you ever wonder how you got through your weekends before yours truly was dispensing half-wit and almost witty wisdom to enhance your life? Well, I wonder how I ever … Continue reading

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Advice for the Valentine Hearted

Hi there, guys and dolls! Do tell, is your Valentine’s Day going swoonily? Mine is, of course. More ardent admirers than I can shake a stick at. And who to choose for my dinner and dancing date tonight? Sigh, so … Continue reading

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Fantastically Free Advice for the Fretful

Hi there, guys and dolls! Say, it’s already Friday, and you know what that means – time for some not so great advice that you really don’t need. Let’s see what are willing victims, er, participants are troubled about today. … Continue reading

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Helping to Get Rid of the Little Lows of Life

Hi there, guys and dolls! Ever find that you’re in a dilemma that you just don’t know how to get out of? Never fear, I’m here to offer some smart (okay, actually not that smart, more smartass if you want … Continue reading

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Well, Somebody is Asking for It

Hi there, guys and dolls! We made it to Friday. Aren’t you proud of yourself? And some other folks we should all be proud of are these two fine folks, knowing that they need help and asking for it. And … Continue reading

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Marginal Guidance for Important Social Issues

Hi there, guys and dolls! Free advice Friday is here. And quite frankly, it seems to be the only thing free around this time of year, doesn’t it? Anyhoo, yours truly has received some rather timely dilemmas this week and … Continue reading

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Holiday Advice for the Seasonally Addled

Hi there, guys and dolls! Hope your seasonal plans are going along just spiffily. I’ve got letters from a couple of women who could use a little help making their Christmases a little brighter. Let’s get right to free advice … Continue reading

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Help is Here for the Holidays

Hi there guys and dolls! This week I have some fretful friends in need of some Christmas crisis relief. Are you in holiday hot water? Send me a note, there’s still time for me to get you back on Santa’s … Continue reading

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Slightly Flawed and Almost Friendly Advice

Hi there, guys and dolls! Fancy that, it’s Friday, and not a day too soon. I’ve received some great letters from some great women with great problems. Let’s get to their challenges, shall we? Dear Barbara Jean, I feel like … Continue reading

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Half-Wit Wisdom

Hi there, guys and dolls! Looky, another weekend is almost upon us and you all know what that means – time for me to share a little half-wit wisdom that isn’t always wise to follow. Let’s read who needs some … Continue reading

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