My friend just told me about a dinner party she and her husband threw last weekend. The invitation gave the start time as 7pm, with dinner served at 8pm. Most of the guests showed up from 7 on, … [Read more...]
What Parents Really Think When You Give Them Unsolicited Advice
A lot of the mothers I know complain about being approached by strangers who can’t resist offering unsolicited advice. Somehow, this person thinks he or she knows better than the child’s mom as to … [Read more...]
Are Your Language Skills Up To Par?
A friend of mine just returned from France, where she stayed with friends who own a lovely chateau there. Her friends have spent every summer there for the past seven years, but, amazingly, the wife … [Read more...]
When To Shut Up
Last week a friend of mine was traveling through Greece. She and her friend hopped on a tour bus with several other travelers. One couple appeared to be British and the man was talking very loudly. He … [Read more...]
Are You Being Too Social?
A friend of mine recently hosted a going away party for a close friend who was moving away. She invited about 10 mutual friends for a nice lunch at a local café. One friend showed up late, with two … [Read more...]