Tag Archives: Etiquette questions

The Price of Shipping

Several months ago, our friend and neighbor flew across the country to be with her ailing mother. Unfortunately, her mother passed away during the visit. So, our neighbor telephoned and asked us to ship some clothes that would be appropriate … Continue reading

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Correspondence

How late can I send a sympathy card after someone dies? Is it ever too late?  Reading this, my first thought is it is never too late, life happens, but when you remember please send a note of comfort, and … Continue reading

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How Much Should You Tip ?

Now that we use credit cards to pay for coffees and ice cream cones, I’ve gotten used to seeing payment screens that show tip options. I consider these tips income transfers (from me to workers) rather than gratuities for services … Continue reading

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Questionable Etiquette

Is it okay to post something if it looked really, really good but didn’t taste very good? —Superficial Sullivan YES. Once you accept that Instagram is a performance space, an app for entertainment, decide which role you will play. Selfie savant. … Continue reading

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Mother’s Rules

I am religious and generally conservative. A good friend who is a “free spirit” commented on the fact that I do not allow my son, 24, and his longtime girlfriend to sleep together in my house, saying this could contribute … Continue reading

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