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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 …

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.