Follow some of the industry’s best columnists, comic strips, and puzzle creators on Twitter.Jumble Follow @Play Jumble The newest TCA-related Twitter account is @Play Jumble. For context, I have never heard my gentle aunt say even the mildest expletive (“darn” is as close as she has come to swearing in front of our family), so I do not think that she is aware of what she is saying.To be sure, I looked up the word, and it is deemed a “term of abuse,” “derogatory,” and is considered to be homophobic.Dear Amy: I am gay and have been dating a great guy for a year and a half.We have a hefty age difference — he is 45; I am 33.
He was in a 24-year relationship that was ending when we met. The problem is that he consistently tells me of events he wants to attend out of state, which this ex will also be attending.Before joining the Chicago Tribune, Dickinson (a distant relative of the poet Emily Dickinson) penned a column on family issues for TIME magazine and had been regularly featured on National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered.” A weekly column, carried on AOL’s News Channels, frequently drew from her experience as a single parent and member of a large, extended family. A graduate of Georgetown University, Dickinson moved back to Freeville, N.In addition, she has appeared as a social commentator on CBS’ “Sunday Morning” and is a regular contributor to NPR’s “Wait! Y., the dairy town where she grew up, and married a local contractor she’s known since she was a child.And then — whether or not you hear from her — you should make the effort to go. Once you discern her situation, you can make a decision about the next steps to take, including not contacting her.Want Ask Amy delivered to your inbox for free on weekdays? DEAR AMY: In reference to the ongoing conversation in your column about household chores between a husband and wife (or any other relationship), I’d like to share what has worked in our family.