…call your mother

To be clear, the title of this post is the absolute bare minimum for the day.

…say thank you

It’s Common Courtesy Day, so let me first start by saying, thank you for being here today.   It may seem like a small thing to say thank you, but it’s amazing how big of a difference those small things — please, thank you, keeping to the right when you stand on an escalator, not…

…make nice

Today, I’d like to take a moment for manners. Not just because it’s National Compliment Day (although it does provide a nice excuse), but because we shouldn’t need hashtags to remind us to be kind to one another. And without getting into details, it’s been a rough few weeks for kindness. So today, let’s take…

…kill with kindness

Since today the world recognizes our greatest weapon in the ongoing battle against cruelty, injustice, and downright meanness, today’s crusade is brought you by the letter K, for kindness. Happy World Kindness Day! It’s the planets official annual reminder to be nice. As we all search for that hero that will cure what ails our…

…Help Yourself

Happy Thanksgiving Tuesday! If you’re traveling today, safe travels, and put your phone down. If you’re prepping for hosting, God bless you, and good luck. Everyone else, it’s time to talk about food. Specifically, the food you and others will be consuming this Thursday. Don’t worry, this won’t take long. To make it easy, I’ve…

…Mind Your Manners

It’s two days before Turkey Day, which makes it the perfect time to start preparing for the inevitable. I’m talking about the Thanksgiving Day conversations. Whether you’re dining with family, friends, or both this Thursday, odds are that at least one or two have differing opinions on…well let’s call it “current events.”