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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Feel Good Friday – Dancing The Boogie

August 15, 2014

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Cheapest Thank You Note

August 14, 2014

After sitting with this situation for a few months, I thought you and the E-Hellions might be able to use this story as an example of how to make a Thank You note feel as cheap as possible… I was recently invited to the baby shower of a relative, Amy. Seeing as I was unable […]

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The $30 Drama Llama

August 13, 2014

Hello! I never thought I’d have this issue but I believe I have a greedy SIL.  She isn’t really my SIL, more my brother’s girlfriend but they’ve been together so long and have a family together we just call her my SIL now. My issue is as followed: For her birthday neither my sister or […]

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The Little Black Dress Doesn’t Do Funerals

August 11, 2014

I was recently told that I committed an egregious faux pas concerning funeral etiquette. I do not think I did, so I wanted to ask the Dame and E-Hellions. When I was in high school, I knew “Madonna” through mutual friends. I would define the relationship as acquaintances; we knew each other and traveled in […]

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