I read a letter in this column a few weeks back asking about “punk” fashion.
What about this “rockabilly” fashion thing? I see a few 1950s throwbacks
out there, with the grease in the hair and the rolled-up pants.
I usually see them turn up at these rockabilly shows. Sure I agree with
their stance on hippies, but what man has time for what basically amounts
to a costume?
– Just curious,
Rockabilly show in Durango? I wasn't aware. And what is everyone's
beef with hippies anyway? As for your tedious question, lots of men
have time for a costume around these parts due to the increasing need
to impress the lack of lady counterparts in Durango. Whether the hair
grease is intentional or not, we should all try to appreciate each other's
– Dirty Feet and Greasy Hair,
Is it true history repeats itself? I work at FLC, and when
I look at the way the girls dress, it's basically 1975 all over again.
There are many girls on campus who look like Marcia Brady. I was 40
in 1975 (do the math) so the '70s are not a “vague childhood” memory.
So, do history and fashion trends repeat every few decades?
– Old Prof at FLC
Dear Old Prof,
I'm flattered you noticed. According to my calculations, shouldn't
you be answering the history questions? I'm not sure that Marcia Brady
would fit in at the Fort; after all, she brushed her hair, didn't she?
As for your question, history does repeat itself, just look at W. and
– At least we have fire,
I just got a DUI. How do I tell my wife? She is going to be pissed.
I'm constantly getting on her for having a few drinks and getting behind
the wheel, and now here I go and get one for myself. Is there an easy
way to break the news?
According to the local buzz, those coppers are really crackin' down,
huh? About the wifey, don't worry. After her initial rage, she'll take
pure satisfaction in gloating about your stupidity. They feed off of
– Yours in hypocrisy,
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My kids lately have been at each other's throats and it's driving
me insane! All they do is fight, fight, fight. Well, they don't
actually get into a fist-fight, I usually stop them before it
comes to that. However, if one of them got punched in the nose
by the other, do you think that would scare them into thinking
fighting's no good? One day I just want to let them go at it
and see what happens, after all, siblings have been fighting
with their fists for years. What do you think?
Props for being unconventional. We need to breed more violent
people in this country. I'm a firm believer in a Taser; it'll
be more fun if you lash 'em out yourself. However, my parents
used your suggested method, and look at me, I'm freakin' “Dear
– Let 'em at it,