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Weekend Wisdom: Comfort in Election Insanity

My blog posts will fit into one of 5 blog categories – joy, grief, career, life and W.O.O. This is an example of a “life” post -just general thoughts, ramblings, and adventures about life.  205 more words

Social Graces

During my years in Germany, I learned about the social graces expected of me. I am speaking of the skills used to interact politely in social situations which include manners, etiquette, deportment, fashion and refinement. 509 more words


Forgive my silence.

My character is unsound.

Hear! I am screaming.

© Paul Nichol.  2016


Darned Response

Can we, as a society, at last get behind something that will no doubt piss off the manners mavens but will let the rest of us regular jamokes off the proverbial hook for something we shouldn’t have been on the hook for in the first place? 196 more words


RSVP is a Verb.

Répondez s’il vous plaît

In the context of social invitations, RSVP is a request for a response from the invited person or people. It is an initialism derived from the French phrase… 2,175 more words