Dear Crabby, Help me with my Jack Russell Terrier, please!

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Dear Crabby, We have a small Jack Russell Terrier and he is very hyper. He growls and barks at everyone, but does not actually bite anyone. I am afraid to leave him out when we have guests, but I feel worse locking him up every time. So far we have settled on not having guests over anymore. There must be a better way! What do you think? Sincerely, Locked Up WitPup Dear Locked Up WitPup, Well I am one who firmly believes that the dog should not alter your lifestyle, but rather you … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, Why can’t they find Malaysia Airlines Flight 370?

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Dear Crabby, Why can't they find Malaysia Airlines Flight 370? I mean how can they lose an entire aircraft in today's modern world? Sincerely, Dumb Founded Dear Dumb Founded, I have been watching this story on the news for the last month and I was thinking the same thing. Just a little while ago I lost my cell phone and had no idea where it was. Mrs. Crabby called our service provider and within seconds they told her where it was and we found it! I am told the government and the car … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, What is up with ‘Duck Dynasty?’

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Dear Crabby, Why is everyone so crazy about Duck Dynasty these days? All I see are a bunch of country guys with long beards acting goofy and shooting ducks! Half the world loves them and half the worlds hates them. Why all the fuss over these guys anyway? Sincerely, Duck Dude Dear Duck Dude, I have only watched one episode of this show on television. From what I saw these guys seem to enjoy family, faith, and ducks. They also appear to make a lot of money from their duck business. I … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, Will we break the record for snowfall in 2014?

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Dear Crabby, I heard that we have a chance to break the snowfall record from 1881 this year. Wouldn't that be exciting? I have been marking the snowfall numbers on my calendar at work and I am hoping for a huge office party when we finally break the record! What are your plans for celebrating? Sincerely, Overly Perky Dear Overly Perky, What are my plans for celebrating? So far I have been closing my eyes and hoping that when I open them it will be the middle of May with temps in the … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, What is March Madness?

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Dear Crabby, It seems like everyone from President Obama to the kids next door have a March Madness Bracket they are filling out these days. What are these things for? They seem more important than tax returns to some people! Sincerely, Nada Playa Dear Nada Playa, Well you must be living in some sort of box if you do not know what March Madness is all about. As you said, President Obama has gone on the air touting his bracket and many others in and out of the public eye have as well. … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, Why do police officers give tickets?

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Dear Crabby, Why does it seem like police officers give more tickets at certain times of the year?  Is there some sort of quota they need to fill?  Is this a fundraiser for them? Sincerely, Caught Red Handed Dear Caught Red Handed, If I had to guess, I would say that you recently received a ticket for some reason or another.  I have been there a few times in my life as well. I do emphasize that it was only a few times.  As a matter of fact, I have a saying that really gets under … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, What is with all the Superhero movies?

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Dear Crabby, Why do boys today seem to love these superhero movies? It seems like every couple months another one comes out and is on every fast food cup and printed on kid’s underwear, yet again. Even the men seem to go crazy over these movies. I don’t get it, why do like them so much? Sincerely, Wondering Woman Dear Wondering Woman, I know that boys in general, both big and small, love to imagine what a superhero life would be like. I think for boys and men alike, the ability … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, Why do people buy in bulk?

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Dear Crabby, I see people joining these warehouse stores and buying huge quantities of food and perishables and I wonder why? I have a small family and I think you can get what you need in smaller quantities if you are just diligent with the sales. What is the appeal of these mega-stores anyway? Sincerely. Keepin It Simple Dear Keepin It Simple, Well, a couple of reasons come to mind as to why people are so drawn to these mega-warehouse stores. The price is a big driver of course, … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, What is happening to our health care?

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Dear Crabby, I am starting to get really worried about our health care here in the United States. It seems like we were promised great, affordable, easy-to-use health care and now all we hear about is that the website doesn't work and the politicians aren't sure what it will even cost. I have quite a few years left to go and I am a little concerned about what is happening. What do you think? Sincerely, Late To-the-Game Dear Late To-the-Game, In some ways I feel like I am talking to … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, Should I find a woman for my son?

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Dear Crabby, I have a 25-year-old son that has a college degree, a great job, and is good looking. However he still has not found Mrs. Right yet. Should I take it upon myself to find him the right woman, or just let nature take its course? Sincerely, Meddling Mom Dear Meddling Mom, I can certainly understand your reasons for doubting the system or your child's ability to pick out the proper spouse. I know for a fact that my in-laws regretted for years that they did not pick out the … [Read more...]