Inheritance Hell Doesn’t Have To End Hellishly

September 14, 2017

A few months ago a reader messaged me asking why there were so few stories on Ehell about probate of Wills and inheritance.  This person made the observation, which I agree with, that inheritances and probate of the Will seems to be far more fraught with drama than even weddings. I don’t have a reason […]

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Wedding Wednesday – 50% Hosting Is 100% Rude

September 13, 2017

I’ve got another one for you, and I’m not particularly sure about the etiquette here, despite my opinions. We’ve got a “destination” wedding coming up. So we are looking at $500 in flights, another $300 in hotels, suit rentals, taking time off work, and the typical expenses that come along with it. Hey, we RSVP’d, […]

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Grueling Hospitality

September 11, 2017

My DH has a friend, DN who is married and has 3 kids. DN has been someone who I didn’t “click” with from the first moment I met him (it may have been the fact that he didn’t tell me he had a potentially deadly allergy to a food I served him until he almost […]

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Employee Turn Over

September 7, 2017

Several years ago I worked for a small cafe/coffee shop that was owned by two sisters. This place had a terrible employee turnover rate and after about three months I was the senior full-time employee. (There were three part-timers that had been there longer.) It seemed that the primary qualification for employment at this establishment […]

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Fly The Friendly Skies In Control

September 6, 2017

I am not sure how much etiquette 7 year olds are supposed to have but this one did not have any. I was on a flight from Chicago to Phoenix. I got on the plane early and took my seat by the window. Another woman sat in the aisle seat and we were all fine […]

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Don’t Call Me “Sweetheart”

September 5, 2017

Don’t call Ashley Judd “sweetheart” for that matter either. In A Facebook Live video, Ashley Judd explains the situation she was placed in and how she responded. Note the comments in the thread that aren’t exactly supportive of her being offended. “This is the kind of thing to me that happens which I categorize as […]

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Back To Work!

August 31, 2017

The blog will be back in business with new blog posts starting Tuesday, September 5th. An update on my cancer treatment… a few post surgery complications delayed the start of radiation therapy but I’m halfway through the rads and doing well. I have read all the nice comments people have left for me. Thank you. […]

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Feel Good Friday – “Bohemian Rhapsody” X 65K

August 11, 2017

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