A reader made an offhand compliment about a blueberry pie her mother served a couple of years ago and is now served this dessert every time she visits. Is there any way to explain that she doesn't really like blueberry pie, or is she stuck eating it forever?
A letter writer who is hosting a large break-the-fast wonders if she should say something to the one cousin who hasn't offered to bring anything to the meal or just let it go in the spirit of repentance.
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