Category Archives: Relationships

How to be a good mother in-law

How to be a good mother in-law

Taking a step back and adjusting to a new role can be challenging.

My personal side: Sadness and joy fill my heart.  Sadness creeps in when I think of the years I had with my sons. ...
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12 Ways to Get a Bartender’s Attention

12 Ways to Get a Bartender's Attention

Good manners get you better service.

Old-school bartenders sometimes played confidant to the lonely-hearts, a therapist for those with relationship dilemmas, and an old friend to the regulars. Bartenders can make you feel special by recalling your drink, your name, and how rotten your boss is. A smart bartender possesses...
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Smelly Food At Work

Smelly Food At Work

Reheating food at work etiquette

Bad smells trigger bad moods, according to Pamela Dalton, an olfactory researcher at the Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philly.  She goes on to say, "Smelling others' lunches in the office can make people feel as it they have lost "control...
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Surfing Etiquette

Surfing Etiquette

When did surfers start behaving like hockey players?

Aren't surfers supposed to be totally lay back and think everything is just awesome?  Maybe back when Gidget was hang'n with the crew--apparently things have changed. In Australia's popular Gold Coast, surfer rage has been on the rise.  So much so, that...
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Father’s Day | About My Dad

 

Father's Day

I've modeled my life after my father.  To this day, I've never heard him complain.  This trait is one that I haven't quite mastered. My father: Fun; enjoys joking around and singing.  Hard-working; always accomplishing something.   Of service: wherever, whenever, he stops...
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Male Female After Work Relationships

Male Female After Work Relationships

After work relationships can be fun and tricky. Even more so when you are the only female/male in the group.

Going out for coffee or a drink after work with your co-workers can be relaxing--it is also an opportunity to get to know each other away from the office.  Depending...
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Wedding Gift Etiquette

Wedding Gift Etiquette

Trends, some remain and are embraced by society; while others are awkward.

The most recent wedding gift trend of requesting "gimme da money" instead of a gift is becoming more common.  Have you seen"Monetary gifts are appreciated" on the invitation.    Is requesting money appropriate?
  • Why not,...
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