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Mind Your Manners, Please.

(“Please, allow me….”) I hate to have to post this, but having witnessed enough little violations of etiquette of late, I am afraid that the more egregious offences are not long in coming. Everyone needs a refresher course now and … Continue reading

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Details, Details…

(Forget about it and do better next time.) We all have little things of which we are vaguely ashamed or embarrassed. Small skeletons in our closets. I don’t mean the big things that keep you awake at night, but a … Continue reading

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The Civilian Salute

My father, a career military man, always said that the military did two things really well: weddings and funerals. Yesterday I was honored to attend a funeral at Arlington National Cemetery. The ceremony with military honors is very moving. The … Continue reading

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