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Penguins and People

Several years ago my husband and I took a cruise to Antarctica. This was not a gown and tux cruise. The ship was a converted scientific research vessel and accommodations were pretty basic. The highlight of the trip for me … Continue reading

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Polishing the Silver Covenant Chain

This summer my husband dragged me into the Archives and Collections Society on the Main Street of Picton, Ontario.  It is “a not-for-profit charity dedicated to marine conservation, research and education.” He was enthralled with the classic yachts and stacks … Continue reading

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Things Aren’t Always What They Seem

An illusion? Like many things, at first glance, it may look impressive.  It doesn’t take long though to see through it. Manners, etiquette, whatever you want to call it are the same.  People may follow all the etiquette guidelines to … Continue reading

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Eternity + Chanel N°5 + Aramis + Obsession = GASP

Scents do not belong in the workplace.  Sense does, but not scents. That includes perfume, cologne, after shave, and fragranced lotions.  A waft of any of these detracts from a professional image.  Do you want to be remembered for the … 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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