Toxic, Addictive Sugar In The Office

April 7, 2014

I recently read about this blog on an NPR article about people stealing food from communal refrigerators at work. It reminded me of a break room story of bad etiquette and hurt feelings. At my workplace we have a communal break room, not unlike those of thousands of offices worldwide. I am passionate about baking […]

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Feel Good Friday – The Amazing Christopher

April 4, 2014

A friend posted the first video to a Facebook page and I was strangely beguiled and humored by what I was seeing. So I did a search on youtube and found similar dancing puppets. And then it dawned on me that all of the videos were of the same performer, the Amazing Christopher. Creatively talented […]

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The Vultures Are Real

April 3, 2014

I have a doozy of a Gimme story to share with you. People have wondered if it is true, but I and others will swear all of this IS true and has happened over the course of two and a half years. I strongly doubt anyone involved goes to this site to read the stories […]

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When The Tables Are Turned, Are You There For Me?

April 2, 2014

A good friend of my family, let’s call her Abby, who has a good heart came up with this event. She decided to host a spaghetti dinner to raise money for her FIL who has Multiple Sclerosis . The money raised would go to the foundation he belonged to so nothing collected from the dinner […]

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The Drama of Grief

April 1, 2014

I’m not sure if I’m in the wrong or not on this issue, but a third (yes, there were a first and second death to prompt this letter) death in the family has caused the conduct of a pair of my aunts (herein named 1 and 2) to weigh heavily on my mind. It bothers […]

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If It Smells In Public, It’s Probably Rotten In Private

March 31, 2014

Let me relay what happened at a Confirmation I attended in the spring of 2013. For those who do not know, a Confirmation is when someone (in this case, a 13 year old girl), acknowledges their beliefs in the Catholic Church. It consists of a ceremony at Church, followed by a lunch/dinner/party etc. My fiancé […]

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You Pull And I Won’t Push

March 31, 2014

This isn’t really an etiquette hell story, but I’m not sure that I replied correctly. Dear Son (turning 6) is having a birthday party. We sent an evite to all the kids in his class — it’s only 8 kids. One mom asked on the evite (so all can see it), “Please — need gift […]

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Feel Good Friday – Do A Little Kindness

March 28, 2014

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