Your thoughts on karma? I know a few people who deserve some serious bad things, but nothing happens. Instead, I
always hear "bad things happen to good people," "only the good die young" and all that. What's up with that?
- Stacie in Hermosa
Stacie, Stacie, Stacie,
Karma is a cycle that takes place over many lifetimes,
so don't worry, that guy who performed
obscene acts on your dog may just come back in his next life as a dog, OK?
What you're probably thinking of is
dharma, or "quick karma."It may seem that all these evil-doers are getting
away with their wicked deeds, but don't
worry. Their cars might just, um, spontaneously blow up one day, if you catch
- Go in Peace,
I'm not an angry or mean person, but sometimes, like when people blow it at work, I get pissed. How do you deal with
anger around your workplace? My wife thinks it could lead to a bigger problem. Although the incidents are pretty
isolated, I am concerned, too.
- From Bayfield
Dear (NAME UNKNOWN),Just chill out, OK? Childish pranks on the targets of your wrath are great for easing the
tension. Personally, I have been a life-long advocate for indoor snow ball fights.
- Cheers,The Diver
Diver: Crispy from City Market
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I'm trying to keep my son from being expelled from sixth grade. He took his very small and harmless pocket knife to
school. A teacher saw him showing it to a student with the blade out and freaked. These were two kids who are
friends, just being boys. Well I guess they want to make an example of "Johnny." With everyone being overly cautious
or downright paranoid, they want to kick him out of school. Your advice?
- Momma in SW Colorado
Chances are that your son is actually a terrorist. You should immediately report him to the Department of
Homeland Security. They will know what to do from there.
- Patriotically Yours,The Diver