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Thank You, Readers Nov. 28, 2019

Dear Annie®

Dear Readers: In the spirit of Thanksgiving, I would like to thank all of you — my readers. I ... Read More

His Way or the Highway Oct. 27, 2019

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: My husband is controlling. Everything has to be his way. I've caught him in lies. We arg... Read More

No Need to Be Friends Oct. 10, 2019

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: My boyfriend broke up with me pretty suddenly and over the phone right after spring seme... Read More

Which Do You Prefer? Oct. 05, 2019

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: For a long time now, my wife has had a habit of making our server choose what side dishe... Read More

A Dog's Plea Mar. 15, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: You printed an essay about a year ago regarding the loss of a pet from the pet's point o... Read More

Poem Inspires Teacher to Share Message Feb. 27, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: About seven or eight years ago, an older teen was in prison for illegal involvement wit... Read More

A Look Back at the Words of 2018 Dec. 12, 2018

The Word Guy

My goodness, what a year we had, With mayhem, storms, and fires so bad. Our language seemed to fall ... Read More

'Tis the Giving Season Nov. 28, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Readers: Happy Thanksgiving! We hope you are fortunate enough to be spending the holiday with f... Read More

A Poetic Veterans Day Nov. 11, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Readers: In honor of Veterans Day, here is one of our favorite pieces, written by John Alton Ro... Read More

Taking Advantage of Mom Jul. 26, 2018

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I am a middle child, with an elder sister and a younger brother. We are all within 10 ye... Read More

A Singular Mother May. 23, 2018

Connie Schultz

At the last minute, with an unfortunate combination of bad news and gratuitous drama, the divorced f... Read More

A Poem for New Drivers Jan. 11, 2018

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: Your predecessor Ann Landers published a poem called "Dead at Seventeen" to get the atte... Read More

I'm Not Looking at You Dec. 15, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I was told recently by a neighbor that the neighbors next door to me call me Mrs. Kravit... Read More

When 'Sorry' Isn't Enough Jul. 10, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I am 75 years old. My wife of more than 50 years died suddenly and without warning a yea... Read More

Wishing Readers a Happy Father's Day Jun. 19, 2016

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Readers: Happy Father's Day to all of the men in our reading audience who have had the pleasure... Read More

May It Wave As Our Standard Forever Jun. 14, 2016

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Readers: Today is Flag Day. We promised to print some of the patriotic poems that readers have ... Read More

Happy New Year! Jan. 01, 2016

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Readers: Welcome to 2016! We wish every one of you excellent health and extreme happiness. We h... Read More

Happy Thanksgiving! Nov. 26, 2015

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Readers: Happy Thanksgiving to one and all! We hope you are fortunate enough to be spending the... Read More

An Academic Fraud Exposed Mar. 13, 2014

R. Emmett Tyrrell Jr.

WASHINGTON — From time to time, I put down my duties of writing about politics and other human... Read More

Long-Distance Relationship Raises Doubts Nov. 21, 2013

Mars and Venus

College Student Can't Find Girlfriend Dear John: I'm a male college student. I have many friends... Read More