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The Vine

The Tomato Nation advice column addresses your questions on etiquette, grammar, romance, and pet misbehavior. Ask The Readers about books or fashion today!

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The Vine: September 6, 2013
September 6, 2013 – 4:49 PM | 9 Comments
The Vine: September 6, 2013

I really, really want some boots this fall. I try half-assedly every year to make this happen, but usually give up because it's just so darn difficult.

The Vine: August 30, 2013
August 30, 2013 – 10:42 AM | 32 Comments
The Vine: August 30, 2013

I'm a mid-30s woman living in a state with a full four seasons. I'm hourglassy, with a defined waist and small boobs, and a pretty big caboose.

The Vine: August 23, 2013
August 23, 2013 – 1:46 PM | 57 Comments
The Vine: August 23, 2013

I'm a fifth-grade teacher seeking some inspiration.

The Vine: August 16, 2013
August 16, 2013 – 3:24 PM | 12 Comments
The Vine: August 16, 2013

 
I'm on a quest to track down a book that my mom read as a teen, but can't remember the title of and thus has never been able to find again.

The Vine: August 9, 2013
August 9, 2013 – 3:08 PM | 8 Comments
The Vine: August 9, 2013

I'm looking for a specific episode of a syndicated TV show (of the low-budget Canadian-produced variety) in the supernatural detective genre.

The Vine: August 2, 2013
August 2, 2013 – 2:00 PM | 6 Comments
The Vine: August 2, 2013

So I read this book at least four times as a kid, but I can't remember the title or even the characters' names; it's a middle-reader book that takes place in America, sometime during World …

The Vine: July 19, 2013
July 19, 2013 – 1:19 PM | 8 Comments
The Vine: July 19, 2013

Good time of year to foster little cats, folks! Mabel arrived here about three years ago; now G Force has another couple of kittles in need of temporary housing. Can you help?

The Vine: July 12, 2013
July 12, 2013 – 4:08 PM | 47 Comments
The Vine: July 12, 2013

I have been on the lookout for at least a year for a simple pendant necklace that I could wear every day with almost anything. I've tried searching Etsy for phrases like "dainty necklace" and …

The Vine: July 10, 2013
July 10, 2013 – 10:51 AM | 27 Comments
The Vine: July 10, 2013

I am a bridesmaid in a wedding at the end of the month. Unfortunately, I injured my finger three weeks ago and found out this week that it's a tendon injury that requires a splint …

The Vine: June 28, 2013
June 28, 2013 – 1:25 PM | 30 Comments
The Vine: June 28, 2013

I recently saw the movie Argo, which I thoroughly enjoyed. However, I felt really ignorant during the beginning expository parts because apparently I know NOTHING about Iranian history.