Dear Abby: I moved to a new state two years ago, mostly because I had a friend who lived here part-time. I have distanced myself from many of the people she has introduced me to because they all talk about each other behind their backs. They also don’t work many hours and start drinking very early in the day.
CONTRA MESA, Calif. — He reached for the side of his head and felt his protruding skull, which had shifted in the accident. Through the blood and alcohol haze, he could feel part of his skull was not where it should be, and there was a gaping hole.
Dear Abby: When I call my brother or sister, I expect my call to be private, just between the two of us. However, halfway through the call, other people in the household join the conversation or I’ll hear pots and pans rattling. I consider this to be very rude.