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Carolyn Hax: Advice

Negativity and anger threaten a friendship

Dear Carolyn: The behavior of a person who I considered to be my closest friend changed — irritable, sarcastic, snippy and mean, mostly to me but also to my partner. This went on for months. When I finally brought it up, this person told me it was my fault. I had become “negative,” it was intolerable and a “vacation” from the friendship was required.

He’s a teacher and he busks on weekends. Here’s why.

Tanner Faris, a Centennial High School math teacher in the English as a New Language program, plays music for tips to make the budget meet.