Tag Archives: consideration

It’s Not About the Knife and Fork

Many times in this blog I’ve written that etiquette isn’t about the knife and fork; it’s about the way we treat other people. Most people get it. Some don’t. When I was ten years old my family took our first … Continue reading

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It’s Never Too Late

One day, a couple of weeks ago, I was having one of those days. I was having one of those I-want-to-pull-the-covers-over-my-head-and-not-come-out-for-the-next-week days. You know what I’m talking about. Well, I didn’t pull the covers over my head and I did … Continue reading

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Kindness Is….

Kindness and consideration for others is the essence of etiquette. It is being kind without expectation of gratitude or reward. It is being kind without the knowledge of others (a lesson from my mother). It is being kind when it … Continue reading

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If You Break, Fix It

If you break it, fix it or try to fix it. If you use the last one, replace it. That applies to home and the office. We’ve all been in a rush, grabbed the carton of milk from the fridge … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Considerate Holiday Shopping

It’s that time of year again.  Shopping.  Also,’tis the season to be jolly.  To keep the jolly in shopping here are a few tips.  They are all based on recent observations. If you really dislike shopping, the crowds, the music, … Continue reading

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Gentle Reminders

We all need the occasional gentle reminder. Unfortunately, some need more than the occasional gentle reminder. Gentle reminders are all around us: No shirts, no service. (Not very subtle. Sad that some need to be reminded.) Buckle your seatbelt. It’s … Continue reading

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