Unsolicited Advice: She Says, Party Like You’re Irish

St. Patrick’s Day!!!!!! I know, I know, by the time you read this, it will have already passed. And it was on a Tuesday this year which is not good for those of us who like to get our whiskey on. Unless you don’t have a job. And if you don’t, what are you doing spending your money on alcohol? Stop it. Get a job. This year has been a good one for me so far. Two of my dear … Continue reading →

Unsolicited Advice: Fifty Shades of Green

St. Patrick’s Day has come and gone and try as I might I really don’t care. What is it with people who go through their lives looking for a reason to get drunk? That’s a rhetorical question. I know the answer. Today’s unsolicited advice isn’t for all of you but it is for some of you. I spent my St. Patrick’s Day at a party with friends where nobody got drunk because we all drink in moderation. We also celebrated … Continue reading →

This Week: Unsolicited Advice, St. Patty’s Style

It’s Monday again… and St Patrick’s day is just a few short hours away. This week Robyn and Skippy are bringing you some Unsolicited Advice for your St. Patrick’s day shenanigans. Check back Wednesday for Skippy’s post and Friday for Robyn’s. That is all.   … Continue reading →

Unsolicited Advice: 50 Shades of Who Gives A Fuck?

Ya know what’s great about being me? Other than having sex with your girlfriend that is. Not having to care about pop culture. Not only do I not care about pop culture – I’m hardly even aware of pop culture. Of course so people would say I’m hardly even aware. At all. Speaking of things I’m hardly aware of . . . Fifty Shades of Grey. Apparently there is now a movie based on the book which was originally a … Continue reading →

Unsolicited Advice She Says: It’s Grey, Not Black and White

Let it be known: As I write this post I have not seen the movie, nor did I read the book. Well, that is not entirely true. I tried to read the book. A quick story: I had never heard of Fifty Shades of Grey until my hairdresser, and friend, told me about it. I used to work at the salon, I was getting my hair done at one day, and all the girls were buzzing about this book. “What … Continue reading →

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 →

Unsolicited Advice: You Can Make Your Life Better

I know you think it’s only other people who need Unsolicited Advice but it’s not. It’s you as well. Not only do you need Unsolicited Advice, you need lots of it. Let’s get started. 1. Stop being flaky. Stop wasting other people’s time. Do what you say you are going to do. Do it when you said you would. Do it how you said you would. Do it to the best of your ability. When you tell another person you … 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 →

Unsolicited Advice: He Says Pay For Your Parking

The geniuses who brought you the MAX Transhit Boondoggle (a brilliant plan to reduce traffic downtown) are now bringing you parking meters in Old Town. The “official” word is that no decisions have been made yet. If you believe that you’re a special kind of stupid. The parking meters are coming back. And you need to learn to be okay with this. You elected the government of Fort Collins to make decisions for you. They’re making decisions for you. Shut … Continue reading →

Unsolicited Advice She Says: It Will Be a Bitch Fest


Parking in Old Town. Yes, it is a problem. A pretty big problem, actually. As some of you readers may know, if you have been paying attention and have an excellent memory, I work in Old Town. I can count on at least one customer every day complaining about parking. Usually it’s more than one. I really am sick of hearing about it. There is nothing I can do to help you park except recommend you don’t come to Old … Continue reading →