Dear Queenie,

  After I retired, a friend from work stayed in touch with me, but it got so he is calling me several times a day and sometimes at crazy hours like late at night or very early in the morning. I asked him to stop calling so often and only during normal daytime hours, but nothing has changed.

  Queenie, how do I get this guy to give me some peace?—Overwhelmed


Dear Overwhelmed,

  It could be that this man is bored out of his mind with all the “stay at home” restrictions we are now all suffering, but sometimes “enough is enough” becomes “enough is too much”.

  If this man is married, call his wife and ask her to intervene. You might also ask whether he has any (mental?) health issues and suggest that a visit to his doctor might be a good idea.