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The Vine: January 24, 2014
January 24, 2014 – 12:24 PM | 7 Comments
The Vine: January 24, 2014

I'm trying to find a short story I read as a kid, maybe 30 years ago.

The Vine: January 22, 2014
January 22, 2014 – 11:33 AM | 7 Comments
The Vine: January 22, 2014

I just turned thirty. My uncle sends me a check in the mail on my birthday and Christmas, I promptly send him a thank-you note.

The Vine: January 17, 2014
January 17, 2014 – 9:28 AM | 4 Comments
The Vine: January 17, 2014

Does anyone have a source for refill tubes of Revlon ColorStay Overtime Glossy Topcoat?

The Vine: January 15, 2014
January 15, 2014 – 1:33 PM | 21 Comments
The Vine: January 15, 2014

For many years, I've hosted an annual party.

The Vine: January 10, 2014
January 10, 2014 – 1:48 PM | 38 Comments
The Vine: January 10, 2014

I unabashedly love The Vine. I like advice columns in general but nobody that I've found takes the time that you do to create a thoughtful, real answer. Most advice columns are just little paragraphs …

The Vine: January 8, 2014
January 8, 2014 – 12:19 PM | 71 Comments
The Vine: January 8, 2014

My boyfriend wants me to take his last name when we get married. I don't. We are at a stalemate.

The Vine: January 3, 2014
January 3, 2014 – 7:51 AM | 17 Comments
The Vine: January 3, 2014

I could use some help finding a YA series from you and your readers.

The Vine: December 20, 2013
December 20, 2013 – 10:54 AM | 15 Comments
The Vine: December 20, 2013

Readers! Sarah here. I need help with boot-stretching.

The Vine: December 18, 2013
December 18, 2013 – 8:46 AM | 2 Comments
The Vine: December 18, 2013

There's a short story I read a few years ago that I cannot get out of my head. It was beautiful and haunting and stuck with me.

The Vine: December 13, 2013
December 13, 2013 – 8:58 AM | 18 Comments
The Vine: December 13, 2013

I'm hoping the Nation can help me with a jewelry search.