Holiday Parties, Dinner Guests And When To Shut Up

Dearest Trinity, I hosted a party at my apartment so that my friends could meet my new boyfriend. But I messed up really bad, got really drunk, said really stupid things and ended up “making -out” with an old boyfriend in front of my new boyfriend, who is now really mad! Help! Sincerely, Hosting Horrors  …

The Search for a Healthcare Provider

It all started with a pain in my groin, an ache I chalked up to maybe sleeping in an unfortunate position. By the end of the day, things “down there” had swollen and grown increasingly tender to the touch. When I awoke the second day, I was nearly in agony. I couldn’t call my regular…

Jerk of the Year: Mark Robinson

After four years of constant lies, contradictions, made up nonsense and behavior bordering on psychopathic from former White House resident Donald Trump, there’s a new kid on the block. But this time he’s specific to North Carolina. Clear headed, progressive and non-brainwashed individuals were willing to climb over mounds of broken glass to vote Trump out…

Finding Your Own Wisdom and Common Sense

Dearest Trinity, I’ve been following your column for years now. You’re so wise! How can I acquire wisdom and common sense like you? Love, Wanting Wisdom   Spokane, WA Dearest Wanting Wisdom, While age and experience should bring wisdom and common sense it also brings stubbornness, righteousness and negative reactions to unfamiliar ideas. If you want…

A Message from the Publisher

2021 has been a pivotal year for QNotes, and we want to thank you for being loyal readers and supporters. Here are just a few of the highlights:  We announced our Google Innovation Challenge project to create a new online center for community, launching a year’s worth of work to develop and test the new website.In March, we…

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