Posts tagged “courtesy”

Lessons From My Dad

As a salesman, my dad travelled a lot while I was growing up. My mom was charged with fighting the day-to-day battles that shaped me into who I am, but my dad made sure to be around and involved as much as possibly he could. He coached little league, led my Cub Scout den, and […]

Courtesy and Collective Action

Don’t hold everyone up, just wait for the next train. Also, don’t lose your hand. – my visual translation One of the toilet reading options at my apartment is the 1978 edition of The Amy Vanderbilt Complete Book of Etiquette. It is filled with helpful advice on how you should address your letters, monogram your shirts, and throw tasteful parties. […]