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The Vine: November 8, 2013
November 8, 2013 – 1:52 PM | 14 Comments
The Vine: November 8, 2013

I'm looking for a rather specific book recommendation, and I'm not sure quite where to go with it — I'll mention that I live in Asia and have no problem getting Amazon to deliver to …

The Vine: October 11, 2013
October 11, 2013 – 1:09 PM | 3 Comments
The Vine: October 11, 2013

I came across a brief mention of a NY no-man's-land, The Hole, on the internet and found it fascinating.

The Vine: October 12, 2012
October 12, 2012 – 11:32 AM | 40 Comments
The Vine: October 12, 2012

I am in desperate need of a good pillow. I've always been picky, but in the last few years, I wake up with a stiff neck almost every day. I've tried all kinds of different …

The Vine: September 19, 2012
September 19, 2012 – 3:19 PM | 4 Comments
The Vine: September 19, 2012

A friend and I have been batting around the idea of starting a blog together, as a way to keep in touch, bounce ideas off of each other, in essence have the conversations that we …

The Vine: August 15, 2012
August 15, 2012 – 4:47 PM | 11 Comments
The Vine: August 15, 2012

I'm hoping the readers can help me and my brother out. Growing up, my parents had an art print of an angel peeking through the keyhole in Hell's door. This hung in every house we …

The Vine: July 18, 2012
July 18, 2012 – 3:27 PM | 24 Comments
The Vine: July 18, 2012

I'm so excited to finally have a Vine question! This seemed perfectly suited for you due to your work with Donors Choose and apparent love of teachers in general.
I graduated from college nearly a decade …

The Vine: June 8, 2012
June 8, 2012 – 10:43 AM | 72 Comments
The Vine: June 8, 2012

I could really use some advice, because I'm not having a whole lot of luck with this on my own. My husband Charlie and I want to move our family from the southeastern U.S. to …

The Vine: March 9, 2012
March 9, 2012 – 10:32 AM | 26 Comments
The Vine: March 9, 2012

It is entirely possible that I have managed to conjure the most bizarre Ask the Readers question in the history of The Vine. It is also possible that no one has an answer other than, …

The Vine: December 30, 2011
December 30, 2011 – 9:44 AM | 13 Comments
The Vine: December 30, 2011

After seeing the Vine readers find so many lost books, I'm hoping they have enough arcane knowledge to help with this. I'm looking not for a lost book, but for a lost joke.
My family …

The Vine: October 7, 2011
October 7, 2011 – 8:44 AM | 6 Comments
The Vine: October 7, 2011

In case any of the people who helped with advice for our U.S. road trip are interested, here are links to photos of our trip:
Short version (also works for non-Facebook members)
Long version
We had a fab …