My Idolatrous Dress…or Sometimes The Customer Is Not Always Right

August 27, 2014

Originally published in 2003 One fine morning in September, I was awakened from my sleep by Dear Son informing me that someone had stopped by the farm and wanted to buy a goat. We used to breed and show Alpine dairy goats for 4-H. Groaning, I crawled from the bed, performed the bare minimum of […]

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Has Greed Become Socially Acceptable?

August 26, 2014

Several UK readers submitted the following link to a article about how brides are using more creative ways to drain their guests dry of money. I can’t say I’m surprised since wedding greed appears to have become more socially acceptable despite many people claiming they would never act so crass or support someone who was. […]

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Vintage Etiquette – How to say “No” (Moral Maturity)

August 25, 2014

It may be old but the fundamental truth is still relevant! Click to share:

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Feel Good Friday – Graceland

August 22, 2014

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The Bus Driver As Babysitter

August 21, 2014

I was riding on the bus today, and one of the stops on my way home was at a small plaza with a convenience store. The bus stopped, and a woman came running towards the bus, with her two small children; a toddler son, and a preschool-ish aged daughter. The bus driver waited for them […]

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The Ice Bucket Challenge

August 20, 2014

I was wondering if ehell would comment about the “ice bucket challenge” movement currently sweeping Facebook. As I understand it, when someone “challenges” you, you have 24 hours to either donate $100 to a charity (ALS research seems to be the most common in the US) or have a bucket of ice water dumped over […]

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Driveway Right A Way

August 19, 2014

Dear E-Hell, I would like to get some suggestions from the moderators and readers concerning a bit of a parking inconvenience I am currently experiencing. Please bear with me as while this may seem a simple question of a “polite spine”, there are several details that are rather important… I live in a lovely semi-historic […]

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Is There A Doctor In The House?

August 18, 2014

This happened a long time ago, but it is one of those things that wanders through my mind periodically and I wanted to see if my indignation is justified. I was visiting the beach house of my best friend’s sister. I had a nodding acquaintance with sister “Jane” and husband “Don” and Jane had stated […]

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