Browsing the blog archives for November, 2011

How much should you spend on presents for close friends and not-so-close friends?

Dear Gwyn, With the holidays upon us, I’m not sure how much money I should spend on gifts for friends. I am closer with some of my friends and family than others; how do I decide how much to spend? What’s that old expression, “It is better to give than receive” ?  Truthfully, who doesn’t [...]

How do I get rid of a couch surfing friend?

Dear Gwyn, A friend of mine moved to Denver and I offered to let her stay at my home until she found her own apartment.  It’s been two months now and she’s still sleeping on my couch.  I love my friend to death, but I just might kill her if she doesn’t move.  How do [...]