Credit: Olia Nayda via (Fair Use).

So many people forget about their friends in favor of romance, but not me. A friend isn’t an afterthought. A friend is there for you, whether you realize it or not. I want to dedicate this piece to my constant companion, my best friend, my platonic soulmate: Mr. Peanut. Yes, Mr. Peanut. The Mr. Peanut of the Planters Company, a subsidiary of Kraft Heinz. I know he might not be flesh-and-blood, or even a human being, but his presence in my life is undeniable and I owe him and the Planter’s corporation a debt of gratitude.

For when I was…

As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a son-in-law.

Cred. Emma Bezilla and Image Copyright: Quora (Fair Use)

The following is a transcript of questions I asked Quora under the topic “Fathers-in-Law.” I offer this in case someone else might find themself in a similar situation.

Question: My father-in-law’s birthday is coming up and I’m not sure what to get him. My wife said she doesn’t want to get involved. He’s currently living with us but isn’t very talkative. He’s really into the movie Goodfellas. That’s all I really know. What should I get him?

Answer from Rick: What I would do is go into his room when he isn’t around. …

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