the naked truth..... Cedar –One of our readers writes that she has a mean‐girl at work, she wants to know how she should handle it. Leah – Tell the Administrator. Cedar – This is another one from a local who says his boss micro manages him and is super annoying but he loves his job. Should he stay and ignore his boss, or look for something new? Leah – Cut ties, find something new…I have a question, how many years has he worked there? Cedar – 6 years. Leah – Cut ties. Cedar – How can you ask your boss for a raise? Leah – What’s up, may I have some more money? Dan – What if they say no? Leah – Tell them you have a family to support. Cedar – A reader says her boyfriend is cheating on her but he wants to go to therapy. Is it worth her time and effort? Leah – No it isn’t, leave well enough alone. Cedar – How do I get my husband to be more romantic ‐ how do I get Dan to be more romantic? Leah – He’s shakin’ his head no…he should be a little more inti‐ mate. Cedar – There’s a girl who’s falling in love with a very close friend, should she let him know. Leah – Yes. Cedar – What if he doesn’t feel the same way? Leah – Leave him alone. Cedar – Can she stay friends with him after that? Leah – Yeah. Cedar – How do you know if your love is for real? Leah – Try it out and if it works, you know it’s for real. Dan – It’s like going to buy a car, drive it around, test it out. Dan – I heard you went to see Twilight with Peter. You yelled at the screen during the lovemaking scene since it was getting out of hand. Leah – (chuckles) Yeah, I said “stop it please your gonna break the damn bed!” Tommy – What should happen to (we’ll call him 0.035274 oz), the one man crime wave who was busted for shoplifting. Leah – Lock him up for 6 months, that’ll scare him straight. Cedar – When I bring beer to a party can I take my leftovers home with me or should I leave them? Leah – Leave them. Dan – Even if you bring 12 and only drink one? Leah – Leave 11, leave well enough alone. Cedar – What’s on your Christmas wish list this year?
Leah – I just want to spend time with my family and friends that’s it. Cedar – Do you have anyone who you see as a local hero? Leah – Christ and my sons. Dan – Since you’ve been working with Newport Naked have people recognized you more? Leah – Yes, I like it and I’ve done some autographs, a lot of autographs. I gotta carry 2 or 3 pens with me! Cedar – If you were stranded on a desert island, what 3 things would you bring? Leah – A safety kit, my lifeline, and my phone. Cedar – What’s a lifeline? Leah – (laughter) I have no idea. Cedar – How about if you could bring one person with you? Leah – Cedar and Dan. Cedar – That’s two, you can only pick one, but it can be anyone in the whole world. Leah – Peter Mellekas Dan – Why Peter? Leah – I’ve known him for 35 years. Shout Outs from Leah‐ – Amy (from Pour Judgement), I’m back and I love you, send me some questions. – My Mom Miss Barbara Lopez just turned 73, and I hope her health gets better. She has leg pain, arthritis. ‐ I will be 44 in February, I’ll be having a party! If you have questions for Leah Lopez please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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