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The Vine: July 23, 2014
July 23, 2014 – 9:10 AM | 34 Comments
The Vine: July 23, 2014

Here's a two-for-one special on Vine classics: Pets and dating!

The Vine: April 16, 2014
April 16, 2014 – 12:33 PM | 15 Comments
The Vine: April 16, 2014

I have a new roommate who brought a cat with him and she is now the apple of my eye, the stars, the moon, the assumed owner of our apartment.

N Cracker AA Round 1 Flight 4: Vote!
October 25, 2013 – 9:32 AM | 15 Comments
N Cracker AA Round 1 Flight 4: Vote!

The fourth flight distinguishes itself with me primarily via all the crackers in it that I hate.

The Vine: October 23, 2013
October 23, 2013 – 11:21 AM | 20 Comments
The Vine: October 23, 2013

A little background: I live in a small city in rural Ohio where the houses are fairly close to each other, and our homes are separated from the next street over by an alley that …

The Vine: October 9, 2013
October 9, 2013 – 3:15 PM | 6 Comments
The Vine: October 9, 2013

A friend of mine, Jen, is going through a rough time personally (sudden and unexpected divorce, finding a job, finding a place to live, trying to remain positive and strong for her two kids, etc.). …

The Vine: August 14, 2013
August 14, 2013 – 4:46 PM | 13 Comments
The Vine: August 14, 2013

I have a problem. A kitty-related problem. I have two adult male cats, neutered, 6 years old.

Goin' All The Way, Day 8: Crown a king and queen
May 22, 2013 – 8:39 AM | 3 Comments
Goin' All The Way, Day 8: Crown a king and queen

Talk about sparkly: as of this writing I'm seeing $27,504 donated, almost twenty-one thousand students reached, and 192 projects funded! Lissen lissen lissen: I LOVE YOU GUYS! Keep it going! More than halfway to that 50K …

The Vine: February 6, 2013
February 6, 2013 – 10:37 AM | 40 Comments
The Vine: February 6, 2013

Even with searching through the Vine and TN, I'm at a loss over this: my sister's cat keeps defecating (and possibly peeing) on a corner of the dining room rug. Now that a small table …

The Vine: July 20, 2011
July 20, 2011 – 10:24 AM | 37 Comments
The Vine: July 20, 2011

I'm about to graduate from grad school, which is great, but I've got a bit of a problem.
I've been commuting between two cities (4.5 hours apart) for almost two years, every week, because when …

The Vine: July 15, 2011
July 15, 2011 – 10:03 AM | 13 Comments
The Vine: July 15, 2011

I'm hoping you and/or the Nation can help me out here. Last year I lost a ton of weight, met a great man and so a few weeks ago for the first time in my …