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The Vine: April 16, 2014
April 16, 2014 – 12:33 PM | 13 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.

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: December 26, 2012
December 26, 2012 – 10:59 AM | 27 Comments
The Vine: December 26, 2012

I have a bit of an apartment problem. Our upstairs neighbors are stompy walkers. I seriously don't understand how normal human beings can make this much noise when they walk. It's not a normal "all …

The Vine: November 10, 2010
November 10, 2010 – 10:38 AM | 25 Comments
The Vine: November 10, 2010

A while back I asked for curly-hair-friendly products that wouldn't affect my asthma or my sensitive skin. And something has happened recently that makes me want to warn all my TN peeps about self-diagnosis. …

The Vine: April 14, 2010
April 14, 2010 – 8:53 AM | 53 Comments
The Vine: April 14, 2010

Sars, knower of things,
This is a workplace sort of thing, and it's a wee bit tangle-y.
About eight months ago, there was a managerial shake-up at my store (which is a small cog in a …

The Vine: January 27, 2010
January 27, 2010 – 1:17 PM | 134 Comments

Dear Sars,
I have fruit trees in my yard.Most of them are in the back behind a tall locked gate, but I have a tangerine tree in my front yard behind an unlocked (but gated) 3-foot-tall …

The Vine: December 30, 2009
December 30, 2009 – 1:24 PM | 55 Comments

Dear Sars,
I've read The Vine for a while and I think this is a new one.The closest one I can think of is the guy who bought all the chain mail off of eBay, but …

The Vine: November 18, 2009
November 18, 2009 – 1:58 PM | 67 Comments

What's the proper construction for the possessive form of a noun phrase such as "commander-in-chief"? I know the plural is "commanders-in-chief," but is the plural possessive then "commanders'-in-chief"? "Or commanders-in-chief's"? That doesn't look right…
This question …

The Vine: September 9, 2009
September 9, 2009 – 12:02 PM | 33 Comments

Dear Sars,
Last year, I moved out of state to live with my boyfriend.The move was based on financial necessity; I was recovering from an operation and couldn't work.The boyfriend (let's call him Adam) had a …

The Vine: May 29, 2009
May 29, 2009 – 9:37 AM | 37 Comments

Hi Sars,
My new downstairs neighbors smoke and I'm very sensitive to it. In addition, the building I live in is VERY dusty. Therefore, I'm interested in purchasing an air purifier of some kind — but …