Category Archives: Public Places Etiquette

Travel Tips: What not to wear

tank topBeing comfortable is important when traveling. I there such a things as taking it too far?

But I'm not. Unless you're going to be locked up in your car alone or with your family members who love and accept you no matter what, please...
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Talksport UKs Sports Radio Interview

Celebrity break-ups.

Recently, I received a surprise call from a popular sports talk radio show "Talksport" in the UK inviting me to comment on the recent breakup of Rory Mcllroy and Caroline Wozniacki. To listen: May 22 talksport.com with Mike Graham (please forward to 19:30) Topic:  Did Mr. Mcllroy handle the situation well?  In my humble opinion, he did....
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Hot Tub Etiquette

If it's public, good manners are required.

Picture it; you've arrived to your hotel destination. Ready to go into "relax" mode, you both grab your swimsuits and take the walk down the corridor when you spot the pool.  It's empty.  You don't care because you're headed for the bubbling, steaming hot tub. As you approach,...
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Overweight Friend

walking clip artOverweight Friend

Although making headway, weight, is still a sensitive and somewhat controversial subject.

People blame fast-food joints, lack of money, lack of time, food manufacturing industries, upbringing, video games, an inactive lifestyle, etc. Whether you are in the camp of "They can lose weight...
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11 Ways to Behave in an Art Museum

11 Ways to Behave in an Art Museum

If you're used to the hands-on museums, you may want to look at my list of 11 ways to behave in an art museum.

Pretentiously commenting for all to hear or taking steps, forward and backward and from side to side as though you have just...
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Women in Advertising

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Advertising does pay--how far are you willing to go to promote your client?

What do you think about this latest advertising craze? Japanese women are getting paid to wear ads on their thighs.  They receive anywhere from $13.00 to $121.00 per day to stick on...
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Driving Etiquette

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The risk of making a left turn on red.

Why do so many people take a chance on making a left turn after the yellow light?  And sometimes, it's one or two automobiles that follow!   A month or so ago,...
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Keep Your Shoes On

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It might feel good to you, it smells bad to me.

Taking off your shoes in public is one way to keep others at bay.  Why would anyone take a chance on sitting down and...
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First Dates On Valentine’s Day

First Dates on Valentine's Day.

Are first dates on Valentine's Day come with added pressure and expectations?

Do you have a date for Valentine's Day?  Is it your first date? Does your date have high expectations?  Depending on the type of person you are dating, the demand to impress...
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Super Bowl Party Etiquette

Super Bowl Party and Etiquette?

How to have fun and not be a jerk.

You've been invited to a Super Bowl party.  You're all hyped up to support your team; that's great.   But, if your football-watching style is "let loose and...
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