Letters to the Editor

Amazing Amy

Since 1958, I’ve subscribed to and read free newsstand newspapers from Hawaii to New York City. I never missed reading advice columns, no matter the topic.

With that experience behind me, I am pleased to commend you for selecting Amy Alkon for your inside back page of the Ticket. She is, in my opinion, the most realistic, straightforward (almost always right on) adviser of them all. She is a true joy who makes me cheer along with every well-chosen word she writes. I appreciate good writing, having written 20-plus books and 100-plus advice columns myself.

Her combination of practical good sense, sound advice and wonderful metaphor makes this 75-year-old ex-academic anticipate Thursday’s paper more than any other issue. Don’t ever lose her.