Author Archives: Kathy Strickland

RSVP in the Modern World

How do you politely ask for and respond to a request for “RSVP”? Continue reading

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Thank You One and All

“I can no other answer make, but, thanks, and thanks.” ~William Shakespeare We often don’t think about the power of “thank you.” It rolls off our tongues automatically, or we hear it without really registering the speaker and their intent. … Continue reading

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Finger-Food Follies

Spring is here, Summer is coming, and there will be barbecues! There will be weddings! And yes, there will be finger foods to accompany all the fun. Finger foods pose a special etiquette challenge, because doing it “right” does not … Continue reading

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ROAD MANNERS MATTER

Driving on a public road is a cooperative effort. Like any other social situation, it works smoothly when each of us remembers the etiquette of the road: to be kind, considerate and respectful of each other. How many times do … Continue reading

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Playing Nice at the Gym

Use good manners at the gym or health club. Respect the hard work and personal space of others. Continue reading

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