Unsolicited Advice: Fifty Shades of What?

This Week On Ask Us Fort Collins You guessed it, we will be offering our Unsolicited Advice for everyone who is getting their panties in a bunch over the Fifty Shades of Grey movie. WARNING: Content may be sexually explicit. Tune in Wednesday for Robyn’s post and Friday for Skippy’s. You won’t want to miss it. ‘Nuff said.     … Continue reading →

She Says: Rethink Your Standards

Dear Dating and Doubting, Am I reading this correctly? The fact that this amazing girl you went out with doesn’t like video games is a deal breaker? Really? I can’t tell you how big my sigh was when I read that, lets just say BIG. I have a few things to say about video games and relationships before I answer your question properly. I don’t understand this new standard of relationships based on video game culture. When did it start? … Continue reading →

Question Of The Week: Why Am I Not That Into Her?

Dear Robyn and Skippy, I went on a date the other night with a girl I met on a dating site.   It was an experience that made me reflect on what I want.  I showed up early, found a good table and waited for her to come.  When she got there she was as pretty as her pictures and a bit nervous, I was too.  We talked for a long time, had an awesome time and 6 hours later I … Continue reading →

Robyn and Skippy Say: How to Survive the Winter Months in Fort Collins

Howdy Ask Us Fans! Welcome to another installment of banter from Robyn and Skippy! This week, our advice on how to survive the winter here in Fort Collins, and, well, all of Colorado. Enjoy! 1. Don’t Expect a Snow Day. Robyn Says: It takes a blizzard to shut down our dear town, and even then we seem to still have to go to work or school.  When we do have a snow day, it is a miracle. Skippy Says: The … Continue reading →

Robyn Responds to Skippy: No Smoking? No Joking!

Skippy had a lot of shit to say this week! Which is good, because I don’t have much shit to say in response. I agree and disagree with my counterpart. In case you didn’t click on the link he posted as to what is going in here in our lovely city: there is a debate on furthering the smoking ban here in Fort Collins. The Gist: Smoking will be banned in in the expanded downtown area including Old Town Square … Continue reading →

Unsolicited Advice She Says: You Know Who You Are

Hello Dear Readers! Skippy and I decided to give a little bit of general advice this week. Some Unsolicited Advice for the general populace. I see it as an opportunity to share with you what really makes my blood boil. We all have to co exist on this planet so, lets try and make it as pleasant as possible for each other. Warning: I may offend some of you and I will be using language of the bad variety. I … Continue reading →

She Says: Your Mom Moocher Must Go

Dear She’s My Mom Not Yours, I am afraid to say it, but we are living in an age where moving in with relatives is the new norm.  Moving back home is the fall back plan. Life in these United States is not what it once was and the almighty dollar doesn’t go very far. Have you been abroad lately? I was in England, and the dollar bill might as well have been a piece of notebook paper with a … Continue reading →

Learning Things The Hard Way: The Price of Fame

It is your resident She Says adviser, Robyn here. Welcome to our new segment! That’s right! We are calling it Learning Things The Hard Way. Skippy and I are going to take stories from the media (local and otherwise), as well as your submissions of lessons learned in life. So, what is the perfect topic to introduce you to our new content? Why, the fuss over Idina Menzel’s New Year’s eve flub, that’s what! Didja miss it? Are you living … Continue reading →

New Year, New Stuff!

Happy New Year Ask Us Fans! Hey all, it’s Robyn coming at ya with new stuff! This week Skippy and I have a brand spanking new section we are calling Learning Things The Hard Way. We will be writing once a month about a situation where a lesson was learned (hopefully) from an unpleasant experience. Check back on Wednesday to learn more about this new addition to our blog content! Not only that, but Friday we will be bringing you … Continue reading →

Robyn Responds to Skippy: Failure Happens

Wow Skippy! I am always dazzled by how you manage to insert sex references into anything and everything!  Looking beyond that, you had some solid words of wisdom this week about failure and how to avoid setting yourself up for failure. And, I think that you had some good tips on setting up systems instead of goals. Small rewards do make big changes. I like this way of thinking; systems make for long term changes and goals inevitably have an … Continue reading →