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The Vine: June 14, 2006
June 14, 2006 – 2:31 PM | No Comment

Hi Sars,
This is for the Vine Reader moving to Brooklyn, looking for a cheap gym.
The city parks may be a very good idea.Many parks have indoor "fitness centers"; you do have to pay a …

The Vine: June 9, 2006
June 9, 2006 – 2:02 PM | No Comment

Hi Sars,
I am a Canadian who lives in the Washington, DC area, and has been living in
the States now for nearly six years. During that time, I have sporadically
looked for a) a financial planner who's …

The Vine: May 2, 2006
May 2, 2006 – 7:05 PM | No Comment

Oh Grammar Great One,
I know you must get sick of these, but I've come across different answers to this one from different people.When a hyphenated word is in a title, do you capitalize both parts?For …

The Vine: April 28, 2006
April 28, 2006 – 7:27 PM | No Comment

Dear Sars,I currently have a good job which I like well enough and am happy with. My department has gone through a few years of turmoil. Every six months or so since I started, there …

The Vine: March 14, 2006
March 14, 2006 – 12:21 PM | No Comment

I am a big fan of your site, and I am hoping that you can set me
straight on if my sister-in-law is loony, or if I am just rude.
The background is that my husband and …

The Vine: March 10, 2006
March 10, 2006 – 11:53 AM | No Comment

Hi Sars,
I hope you can help me out with this strange, stupid problem. I graduated high school with my best friends this past May. It was a pretty big deal for all of us to …

The Vine: February 10, 2006
February 10, 2006 – 12:59 PM | No Comment

Hi there, Sars —
About six years ago, I got baptised, having never previously been a member of any church or religion. It was the culmination of a lot of soul-searching, research, and eventual realization of …

The Vine: December 14, 2005
December 14, 2005 – 8:13 PM | No Comment

Hi Sars,
You might have answered a similar "just moved to a new city and now my life is an existential mess" question a while back, but hopefully mine's got a slightly different twist to it…
About …

The Vine: November 22, 2005
November 22, 2005 – 7:56 PM | No Comment

Since you have lived in New York City, I'm sure you have some perspective on this problem.How do I treat the homeless/poor people I encounter with dignity without giving them money?I do not want to …

The Vine: November 18, 2005
November 18, 2005 – 6:28 PM | 4 Comments

Your advice sucks! He loves me and I really love him.
We got engaged in September; are getting married in May 2007.
Because we were engaged, Joe called his cousin and asked if I could
come, and he …