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Annie's Mailbox for 12/22/2014

Dear Annie: A few years ago, there was an argument in my husband's family. Since then, my mother-in-law has stopped having holiday dinners. She invites only one daughter and her family.

This hurts my husband, but he will not say anything to his ...

Annie's Mailbox for 12/21/2014

Dear Annie: Last month, I attended a bridal shower for my "new" granddaughter. The shower was lovely, and we all enjoyed ourselves. We took pictures of everyone with our friends and family and the new bride.

My grandson's wedding was last weekend...

Annie's Mailbox for 12/20/2014

Dear Annie: My brother-in-law married "Rose," a divorcee, a year ago, although they had been living together for several. This was a second marriage for both of them, and they each have adult children. Rose died three months ago from a quickly ...

Annie's Mailbox for 12/19/2014

Dear Annie: I have tenants who are behind in their rent. I've let it slide because I've been preoccupied with some personal problems. But my problems have been resolved, and now I'd like the back rent. Under the terms of the lease, I could evict ...

Annie's Mailbox for 12/18/2014

Dear Annie: My mother is 95 years old and in OK shape. She has been diagnosed with dementia, and her physician recommended a full-time caregiver because Mom is confused most of the time. She still lives in her home, refusing to leave, and my two ...

Annie's Mailbox for 12/17/2014

Dear Annie: I have two teenage children from a previous marriage. For the past 12 years, they have lived with their mother 90 miles away, and I have visitation every other weekend and alternate holidays, etc. I have always exercised visitation ...