Our son Timmy has been getting into a lot of trouble at school recently. In the past month he’s been in three fights, bit his teacher’s wrist, and was caught stealing money from the donation to the homeless jar. We’d punish him, but we believe that there is a better way. We want to be good parents and teach him lessons all throughout life. Through good times and bad. The most troubling thing is he cannot read or write. He needs to be spending his time at school learning, not trying to hide his weaknesses through negative actions. I hope you can give us some good advice.
-Struggling in San Antonio
Jim Leyland: Tell young Thoreau that I said if he’s going to stick his hands into a jar of change, he needs to be wearing double sided tape.
Jimmy, I’m at the end of my rope!!! I’ve had enough of this life. Been a Tigers fan all my life, and this is my last cry for help. I’m thinking about either turning the Buick on with the garage door shut and taking a long nap or hanging myself with a belt from our exercise equipment. I’m sure you’ve felt this way before. The walls are closing in, Jim. A dark cloud looms over me. I’m out of patience, and I feel like I’m out of time. The sun is setting…..
-Save me in ?
Jimmy Leyland: Try getting more vitamin D in your diet. If you are going to hang yourself with a belt, don’t plan on being able to wear it with a suit again should you fail.
I recently found out that my husband has been screwing his secretary on his desk at work! I’m filing for a divorce! To make sure that he feels the ripple effect for years to come, my lawyer will be seeking not only half of everything we own but his very valuable Tigers memoribilia collection will go to me. I will then sell this collection and donate any proceeds to the Haiti fund or another charitable cause. I want this scumbag I gave up 12 years of my life away for to rue the day that he cheated on me! I don’t need advice, I just wanted you to know that there is a cheater bastard out there who is a huge fan of yours.
-Fed up in Frankfurt!
Jim Leyland: You should have given him more oral 😉 and I’m probably a bigger fan of his.