Flitter Away, Twitter!

February 17, 2016

Actor Stephen Fry deactivated his Twitter account recently after Twitter users criticized him for a joke he told at the British Academy Film Awards. (Read more here.) His rationale was that Twitter had become, “…a stalking ground for the sanctimoniously self-righteous who love to second-guess, to leap to conclusions and be offended — worse, to […]

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Fighting Bad Parenting With Milk

February 16, 2016

This video has been floating around the internet for a year or so, but I recently just saw it for the first time, and wondered what your reaction to it might be. It’s hard to know the exact details of the encounter since there is no audio, but it seems pretty clear that the mother […]

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Feel Good Friday – 360 Degree Flying

February 12, 2016

This is fun. Use your mouse on the video to move 360 degrees to see every angle of vision from the pilot’s seat. Click to share:

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The Surprising Science of Happiness

February 10, 2016

I enjoy TEDTalks and this one by Dan Gilbert really gives you something to think about in regards to happiness. Harvard psychologist Dan Gilbert says our beliefs about what will make us happy are often wrong — a premise he supports with intriguing research. Dan Gilbert, author of “Stumbling on Happiness,” challenges the idea that […]

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The Silent Bean Dip

February 9, 2016

After years of reading stories on Etiquette Hell, I am very familiar with ‘bean dipping’ to direct conversations away from topics you have no interest in discussing. A co-worker I recently befriended has another tactic.  If you ask her a question she doesn’t want to answer (and she’s very private, so there are many questions […]

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Political Curmudgeon Sours The Experience

February 3, 2016

I’ve kept this particular submission in the “hold” folder for quite some time while I pondered whether to include the real name of the alleged offender or edit it out.   I finally decided to edit it out. I am very politically active in my local area; I have previously done door-to-door volunteer work for the […]

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A Little Neighborliness Goes A Long Way

February 1, 2016

I thought I would share a story of good news, an example of how to do etiquette right! Some back story, my husband and I were living at and working for a charity organization. A couple years ago the organization closed down and last year we were given notice to close down everything of the […]

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Feel Good Friday – Toy Cat Organ

January 29, 2016

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