Dear Crabby, Why do police officers give tickets?

Dear Crabby, Why does it seem like police officers give more tickets at certain times of the year?  Is there some sort of quota they need to fill?  Is this a fundraiser for them? Sincerely, Caught Red Handed Dear Caught Red Handed, If I had to guess, I would say that you recently received a ticket for some reason or another.  I have been there a few times in my life as well. I do emphasize that it was only a few times.  As a matter of fact, I have a saying that really gets under Mrs. … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, Should teenagers be dating?

I will be 16 in only 23 months, yet my mom refuses to let me date. She thinks I'm too immature, isn't that just plain stupid and gross and mean and sick and wrong? It just makes me wanna eat dirt or something, just to get back at her. Do you know of a way to fix my broken mom? Thanks in advance for being on my side, Ima Bratt Dear Young Bratt, I'm sure you would be thrilled if I took your side and made your mother upset, but I've been married way to long to go against any mother's … [Read more...]

My Teenage Daughter Wants a Car?

Dear Crabby, My daughter just turned 16 and she really wants a car. She tells us her friends all have cars and she wants us to buy her one too. I just don't know what to do, Help me? Sincerely, Loving Pushover Dad Dear Loving Pushover Dad, Ah yes, the ever famous "Daddy buy me a car" question from your little princess. Dads always romanticize the relationship they have with their little girls, but let me tell you what happens in a couple years. The little girls marry some duffous … [Read more...]