Forced Mingling At Social Functions

September 15, 2016

I’d like to know what EHell thinks about forced mingling. Years ago, when our kids were small, my husband and I attended a family reunion that was held in a large dining hall. The four of us (me, husband, two little girls) were sitting with his family and chatting happily, waiting for the dinner to […]

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The Treadmill Point of View

September 13, 2016

Ms. Jeanne, First I want to say I’ve been reading the etiquette hell site for years and thoroughly enjoy it. In fact, I feel the tidbits from it have made me a better member of society. Now for my story and question. I moved to a large metropolitan area around six months ago and find […]

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The Case of The Missing Brunch

September 12, 2016

Recently, an acquaintance and her family moved back to our area after living in a different part of the country for several years. We were not particularly close when we had attended graduate school together, but we were friendly, and once she and her family moved back, we invited them over for dinner. I prepared […]

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Feel Good Friday – So Stinking Ugly, He’s Cute

September 9, 2016

I don’t normally post puppy and kitten videos but I am captivated by the pure cuteness of this pug puppy. And if one pug puppy is cute,  three or more is better! Click to share:

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Drained Of Professional Courtesy

September 8, 2016

This just happened… I had surgery 3 weeks ago and ended up with a drain being put in. All has been going pretty well, I have NEVER called the doctor’s office with any problems. Today I was hurting at the drain site. I figured the bandage had slipped and my husband could fix it when […]

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Wedding Wednesday – No Alcohol, No Gift, No Boyfriend

September 7, 2016

I attended the wedding of a good friend this evening. I’ve just gotten home and absolutely HAD to send this story in. My friend Mel works and her husband Grant work in IT and design fields. They are incredibly talented, producing some gorgeous work between them and because of this they decided to do a […]

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Donating Blood To A Friend of a Friend

September 6, 2016

Here’s an occasion when the aftermath of doing something selfless created feelings of selfishness: Pamela is a business associate, someone I have worked with remotely on two projects. We are Facebook friends but have never met in person or even spoken on the phone. Several months ago, Pamela sent out a desperate appeal to her […]

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New Category – Medical Messes

September 5, 2016

It has occurred to me that Ehell has very little content about etiquette faux pas within the medical community.   I’m not naive to think medical professionals and patients are less inclined to be rude than other professions so where are the stories? I created a new category for stories about doctors, nurses and patients. Click […]

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