The writer, a Chicagoan with deep ties to the Seventh Ward as a veteran inner-city teacher, neighbor, and mother, was always regarded as a Yank. Until Katrina hit, and all the rules changed.
DAME’s Friendkeeper tells us how to mediate when mutual friends move in together, and lays down the law with a long-winded talker.
DAME’s Friendkeeper preps a woman for the pitfalls of owning property with pals and tells a woman how to make a clean break from a toxic tie.
DAME’s Friendkeeper makes us feel better about being money-conscious and explains how to lay down house rules with a guest who’s worn out her welcome.
No need to fuss over invites and perfect appetizers. Just throw open the doors and keep the mimosas coming.
There may actually be too much to choose from, but it’s all so cheap and cheery.
But how? (It's not enough to watch Downton Abbey)