THIS WEEK'S DEAR JOHN LETTER!
My neighbor is mad at me over a jar of pickles. My daughter was next door last week for the afternoon. She was with her friend and they ended up eating a whole jar of pickles. I didn't know anything at all about this until my neighbor came over and yelled at me about the pickles. I didn't mean to make light of it, but it caught me off guard and made me laugh a little. That made her very angry. I told her I'd get her a new jar of pickles. She said she didn't want more pickles, she wanted my daughter to apologize. I reminded her that her daughter was also eating pickles, but that didn't go well. She said that my daughter was in charge because she's a little older. I tried to calm her down, but now she's not letting her daughter come over. What do I do? Any clue on this pickle predicament?
Signed – In A Pickle
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