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Every Other Word...

I joined a new (to me, anyway) online writing site the other day. To my horror and discomfort, (a bit of an exaggeration, really) I found the first few posts on the site, that were offered to me to read, all – every one of them – contained the “F Word” in either the title, the body of the piece, or even both. 90 more words

Bad Language

Good Behavior Basics: Civilization For a Young America

In today’s article the focus is on aviation as this art and science relates to forms of human interaction. It is more than how to behave when we travel by air, as our behavior is also art and science; it is a series of pointers for practicing good manners every day, using a series of photos taken at both O’Hare and Midway Airports that service the Chicago area. 655 more words


Manners, People. Manners

Yesterday, Richie and I were in Rockport, Massachusetts, a picturesque little town on Cape Ann. There, we got into conversation with a resident. He talked about his work (owning and managing apartments) and how much he missed his wife of fifty-eight years who had recently died. 301 more words


Taking Off on Good Behavior: What Drives Your Good Manners?

Americans are a variable group, we in fifty states and so diverse in where we live and what we do every day. We though thus divided by our government into Census categories that only on paper divide us, engage in an activity that in marvelous ways unites us. 657 more words


The Love of a Nanny

Months ago, I wrote about how no one will ever be good enough for your child.  To the eyes of your wife, even you as a husband will not be good enough in taking care of her. 363 more words

Raising Babies

The Working Title Is…And Where Should You Be Right Now?

“And where should you be right now?”

The words echo in my head. Delivered by a deep, definitive voice. A voice that made my heart race and my sixteen-year-old palms start to sweat. 928 more words

Road Signs: Guides to Infrastructure Interaction Include Our First Responders

If you drive then you see signs and lights and symbols everywhere, and you should know what they mean and what to do when you see them. 431 more words