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Diversity: Embrace Joy

On a recent evening, my wife and I heard what sounded like live mariachi music a few houses away. We were drawn to the uplifting Latin beat, so we followed the sound to a family gathering down the block in … Continue reading

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Dodged a Bullet 

“Whenever I think of worst dates, I think of the one I said ‘no thank you’ to. It was an invitation to shoot rats at the garbage dump. Sixty-nine years later, I am still happy that I turned that one … Continue reading

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Etiquette Question: Guest Edition

What do I do if someone brings a guest who has a ton of dietary restrictions without giving me advanced warning? Alex answers this question as I would, “My house my rules.”  I also found myself chuckling and rolling my … Continue reading

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The Party’s Over

How do I subtly tell guest that the party’s over and it’s time to leave?   Before the party: include an end time on the invitation (for example, “Dinner and dessert from 7p.m. to 10p.m”) This goes for text messages … Continue reading

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Etiquette Lesson: Guest Edition

Always RSVP respond sooner rather than later so you won’ forget- and so your host can plan accordingly. A simple call or text will usually suffice.

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