Category Archives: Friends

  1. Mean people suck

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    October 17, 2013 by nooffensebut

    I want to talk a little about kindness to strangers. Not Blanche DuBois-style kindness, but the impoliteness we seem to …
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  2. The danger of wearing your heart on your sleeve

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    October 10, 2013 by nooffensebut

    Despite writing a newspaper column that often touches on my personal life, I place a lot of value on discretion. …
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  3. Barbie to baby… the clock ticks

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    October 10, 2013 by nooffensebut

    In the Leber family, “My Cousin Vinny” stands high on the list of favorite movies. At lunch recently, my visiting …
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  4. A lil’ bit slutty

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    October 10, 2013 by nooffensebut

    Here’s a tip for all you aspiring relationships columnists out there: When you ask women to talk about their experiences …
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  5. Online dating would scare the hell out of me

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    October 10, 2013 by nooffensebut

    How do two people meet? My grandparents met on a hay ride. My parents were introduced by a mutual friend. …
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  6. Who says parents-to-be should get the parties

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    October 10, 2013 by nooffensebut

    With respect to Jane Austen, if it is not a truth universally acknowledged that once your friends start having children …
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  7. Prague, pies and promises

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    October 9, 2013 by nooffensebut

    A friend of mine is miffed at her boyfriend for not making good on a promise to take her to …
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  8. Navigating friends’ splits

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    October 9, 2013 by nooffensebut

    There are three kinds of breakups: There’s the kind where it’s all one person’s fault and he deserves to be …
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  9. Help, I’m caught in the busy trap

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    October 5, 2013 by nooffensebut

    Busy. That’s my pat response when someone asks me how I am doing. “I haven’t heard from you, Hol,” my …
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  10. Family bonding time

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    October 5, 2013 by nooffensebut

    I’m more excited for this weekend than I have been for one in a while. My cousin Randi is coming …
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