Category: Awesome Advice Central (page 1 of 20)

Awesome Advice Central: Sharesies!

Dear Awesome Advice Central,

I consider myself to be a woman of the world, a bon vivante, a connoisseur of the good life.  In all the experiences I’ve been through, what happened the other night took my joie de vivre, threw it on the floor, stomped on it and set it on fire.  And then peed on it.  I doubt it will ever recover. Continue reading

Awesome Advice Central goes out to lunch

Dear Awesome Advice Central,

I swear I’m just unlucky. It’s not my fault but damn, it sure is my problem now.

See, last week I was out to lunch with a big client. He’s pretty important, so I took him to a snazzy restaurant downtown for a liquid lunch, as we used to call it back in the good old days. Continue reading

Awesome Advice Central & the Ungrateful Wretch

Dear Awesome Advice Central,

I’ve been having this argument with my husband ever since we got married 10 years ago.  Continue reading

Awesome Advice Central joins the gifted class

Dear Awesome Advice Team,

For years I’ve been attending parent-teacher meetings, plastering a fake smile on my face and acting like I’m happy with the marks my kids have been getting, when in fact all I want to do is put my head in the oven when I get home.  Some nights, I actually start up the oven before I get my car keys:  that’s how much I hate parent-teacher meetings. Continue reading

Awesome Advice Central goes all vintage

This week, one half of our Awesome Advice team is off gallivanting in Toronto, so we’re bringing you a vintage bit of advice from the estimable column’s earliest days. Enjoy!

Dear Awesome Advice Central,

This is an unusual problem, but I can’t go to my boss for help because I don’t have a boss.

I own my own store, selling miniature owls that I make from moss and discarded birds’ nests. I spend hours making my little creations, using my own spit to render the birds’ nests the right consistency to blend properly with the moss. As I’m sure you can imagine, the results are stunning. Continue reading

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