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The Vine: March 14, 2014
March 14, 2014 – 2:39 PM | 29 Comments
The Vine: March 14, 2014

My mom has cancer. She's doing all right, and responding to the treatment, and feeling okay, and all; this isn't a cancer question.

The Vine: March 7, 2014
March 7, 2014 – 8:38 AM | 7 Comments
The Vine: March 7, 2014

I hope that the good Nation will be able to help me find a book I loved as a kid. I'm pretty sure the book was something I ordered through a Scholastic catalog in the …

The Vine: February 28, 2014
February 28, 2014 – 10:22 AM | 21 Comments
The Vine: February 28, 2014

I have something I've been researching for ages, and I'm hoping that you, as a devoted baseball fan, can help me.

The Vine: February 21, 2014
February 21, 2014 – 9:27 AM | 51 Comments
The Vine: February 21, 2014

I'm a recently divorced (boo/yay) gal in her early thirties looking for some good reads to help me keep believing in the magic of love.

The Vine: February 14, 2014
February 14, 2014 – 8:45 AM | 14 Comments
The Vine: February 14, 2014

I've been buying my shoes in size 6.5 or 7, medium width my whole life (and I have a few gray hairs at this point, so we're talking a few decades).

The Vine: February 7, 2014
February 7, 2014 – 8:59 AM | 17 Comments
The Vine: February 7, 2014

I'm hoping someone out there has heard the expression "Boom Chicago" and can verify that a) I didn't dream it and b) it means what I think it means.?

The Vine: January 31, 2014
January 31, 2014 – 9:32 AM | 7 Comments
The Vine: January 31, 2014

This was back in the early '80s. I must have been around five when I found the book the first time.

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 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 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 …