Dear Abby: My husband and I have been together for 10 years, married for five. We have an 8-year-old daughter. Yes, the math is clear — she was a “love child.” My family is religious, and although I was 22 at the time of my pregnancy, they announced that I would not be having a baby shower because I had conceived in sin and it wouldn’t look right.
MARINE ON ST. CROIX, Minn. — Under a canopy of trees, they met on the park trail and waited for instructions from their guide. In a gentle voice, Chris Brandt spoke to the eight adults assembled on a recent Sunday at William O’Brien State Park north of Stillwater, Minn.
Dear Abby: My 21-year-old son, “Evan,” recently moved out to be with his girlfriend. They live in a small apartment and cannot afford a lot beyond the basics, including internet. They spend every moment at my house when they are not working. They use our internet, eat our food and drink our beverages. I know this may sound terrible, but I want my freedom!
Dear Abby: I have fought obesity all of my adult life, and my weight has yo-yoed over the years. My problem is, when I go to the doctor’s office and I am taken to the exam area, the scale is right out in the open where other patients come and go as well as all the office personnel.
Dear Abby: I’m happily married to the man of my dreams. We met after I had gone through a particularly difficult breakup, and I often credit him with “saving” me. We’ve been together 15 years and have two beautiful children.
SEATTLE — Seattle’s hottest new food truck sells adorable, handcrafted baked goods, made fresh with love daily at the crack of dawn. High-quality, local ingredients come from places like Bob’s Red Mill; for a treat in the heat, sundaes feature ice cream specially made by Full Tilt. The vintage sky-blue Chevy sells out almost every day, with customers too excited to properly line up, instead running in circles, sniffing each other and begging. Sometimes a bandit (or maybe a Bandit) jumps aboard and eats as much as possible before being ...