I met this woman a while back. We hit it off and
have gone out a few times. She’s cool, but she does this
thing that bugs me. My friends call me by my initials, J.J.,
but this woman keeps calling me Jay. One night, I very nicely
told her that my name is J. J., but she still does the Jay thing.
How can I cure her of this? She’s ok otherwise.
– J.J., Durango,
Let me get this straight. You have met a really cool girl,
and you like her? So what is the big deal if she likes to call
you Jay? If it is really a huge problem then talk to her again
and ask her why she feels the need to call you Jay. If she thinks
ita cute nickname or it’s more sophisticated, then, as
Dr. Phil always says “Get real!” So you decide,
a really cool chic or a nickname your friends call you... ultimately
it’s your call.
– Lots of luck,
Is there life in outer space? My thoughts are, if
earthlings are existing in outer space, couldn’t other
species? And what the hell is going on with this Area 51 business?
Are most aliens as friendly and trainable as ET?
Haven’t you met several people here that made you think
that they could be from another planet? I know I have. Considering
Earth is one little planet in one giant galaxy (and there are
billions of galaxies) if there isn’t intelligent life
out there, like Jodie Foster said in “Contact” “That’s
an awful big waste of space.” And what do you mean about
Area 51? The government has to have someplace secret to play
with its secret stuff. And it would be pretty obvious if it
was called “Area Secret.”
How does snow form? Are you qualified to give meteorological
– Your friend,
Joey, age 9
I don’t know how qualified you have to be to give that
kind of information. My meteorology teacher taught over a hundred
kids, and to this day I wonder if he made most of it up. But
as for the formation of snow I will give it a shot. When the
temperature in the clouds hits freezing or below, and the clouds
are full with moisture, snow crystals will form and the weight
of the crystals gets too heavy and they fall to the ground.
Hadley Keene from Brothers Pizza
Years in Business: Since Brothers’
Interesting Facts: Anxious
to shed the myth that Durango is a town of male-dominated
divers, actually referred to being the diver as “really
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It seems to me skiing is getting more and more
dangerous. Every time I pick up the paper I read about another
death on the slopes. Do you recommend wearing a helmet while
on the slopes? Is that fashionable? Please let me know,
I don’t want to look like a dork, but I do want to
If you are anything like me and have trouble staying upright
in everyday life and even less coordination when you strap
long things to your feet, then you might want to think about
staying indoors. Wearing a helmet may not be the most stylish
look, but it could be the one article on your body that
saves your life. I would much rather look like a goober
than never be able to ski again.
My future husband’s mother
is trying to wreck our wedding. She is constantly offering
“suggestions” and trying to make the plans. She
even called the band we hired and cancelled and then hired
her friend who is a DJ. How can I tell her to butt out without
A wedding is a huge ordeal, and it seems like
everyone and their mother thinks they know how to do it better.
I wouldn’t want to hurt anyone’s feelings either,
but it’s your day. Just sit down with her and explain
how important it is to have it the way you want it. Congrats,
good luck and practice up on that electric slide.