Dear Crabby, How did it all begin?

Dear Crabby, I stumbled onto your column recently and then went back to read some of your writings over the last four years and was very impressed. How did you get started with the advice column and how do you get all this wisdom you impart on others? Sincerely, Kris Kiss Up Dear Kris Kiss Up, I'm not sure why, but for some reason I seem to like you better than all the other people who have written to me so far! To answer your last question first, I have so many answers because I am … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, Who should I listen to?

Dear Crabby, I get really confused sometimes and am not sure who I should listen too.  My doctor says I should take medicine, my wife says I should lose weight, my buddies tell me I’m fine, and my co-workers tell me to get a life!  I really don’t want to do any of them. Who should I be listening to? Sincerely, Monte Messedup Dear Mr. Messedup, Well, I could get into a lot of trouble answering questions like this!  But then again, that’s what I get paid for!  As far as listening to … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, What Do You Think About Spring Cleaning?

Dear Crabby, Every year my husband and I get into a big fight about spring cleaning. He wants to throw everything out, and I want to look through it all to make sure we can't still use it somehow. We both hate that time of year because we never agree on how to go about it. Have you come up with anything that worked for you and the missus? Sincerely, Patty Packrat Dear Ms. Packrat, Ah yes, the sweet memories of spring cleanup are still fresh in my mind. It was much worse when the kids … [Read more...]