The following is written by Susie Cougarcrotch FAYETTEVILLE, NC — Oh, hello there. I’m so glad you’re here. It gets awfully lonely for a widow in this big, old mansion all by myself. Let me slip into something more comfortable before we talk. Now that I’ve got my casual silk robe and tassels on let’s lay on this bear skin rug by the fire and discuss my offer to have any male troops, aged 18 – 19, over for Thanksgiving dinner.