I considered some New Year’s resolutions. Then I thought, “That’s stupid. Just make better habits.” That’s all resolutions are: better habits. Here’s my Happy New Year habit proclamation to all seven people reading this post: “I will be punctual for appointments. If not on time, I shall be early!” Simple. Everything’s written in my… Continue reading Other People’s Time. It’s a Pretty Big Deal
It wasn’t a new year’s resolution, but 2019 has turned out to be the “Year of the Friend” visits around the country. The only reason it happened is this: I invited myself. Ugh. I can hardly write about these impositions. Mom is, no doubt, rolling her eyes out loud at me, because people with manners… Continue reading Be a Houseguest Rockstar With These 10 Tips
That’s on me. That’s on you. That’s on them. That’s on us. We must learn to own our actions.
/Wtad.com/whitepages/9.14.17 Bobbe White It’s Thursday, September 14, 2017 and in today’s news, the Hurricane cleanup begins in Florida and continues in Houston. Kim Jong Un is still running loose with bad hair and fires in the west are clearing their own path of destruction. How do you stomach all of these disasters, when you look… Continue reading A Check….Seriously?
wtad.com/whitepages/8.10.17/Bobbe White/ Alphabetiquette (n.) al-fuh-BET-i-ket) simple manners for couth after youth. By surprisingly popular request, this is a continued list from my 1.27.17 post, where A -D were introduced. These are common sense manners we see broken every day, everywhere. I post these, not because I am Ms. Manners, but because certain actions bug people.… Continue reading Alphabetiquette: more couth after youth
Bobbe White for wtad.com/whitepages/8.01.17/ To a teacher, the month of August is like a month of Sunday nights. Suzy Duker Goodbye July. Hello School. If there’s ever a memory trigger, going back to school is a powerful one. My vivid memory is first day of kindergarten at Madison School. My outfit has quick… Continue reading BUT SHE THINKS I’M A BOY!
wtad.com/white pages/7.19.17 Bobbe White Once a month is hair cut day, at 7:00 with Kris. That way, I always try to take the 7:00 A.M. slot – you know, FIFO: first in/first out. Plus, it’s quiet, as none of the other stylists or aestheticians schedule patients – I mean clients – that… Continue reading Hair Day Goes to the Dogs
Wtad.com /white pages/ 5/18/17 Bobbe White Upgrades in my life? About two. It wasn’t horrible. Especially the time when Woody Harrelson sat behind us. However, first class fare can be quite costly. Google it sometime. For what, exactly, are they REALLY paying up there? PRE-BOARDING: that’s nice and all, but they look so unhappy when… Continue reading First Class Flying: Is it all that?
WTAD.COM WHITE PAGES 1/26/17 Bobbe White ADULTIQUETTE- Sniglets for Couth, after Youth (snig’-lit): n. A word, as defined by Rich Hall, American comedian, that doesn’t appear in the dictionary, but should. During his TV comedy series, Not Necessarily the News (1986-88), Sniglets became so popular, he wrote Sniglets, which has sold over 2 million copies.… Continue reading Adultiquette: Sniglets for Couth After Youth
11/10/16 Can we make America polite again? PLEASE? Another campaign is underway. Not THAT kind of campaign. (You can thank me later for avoiding that OTHER campaign here. You’re welcome.) This campaign involves no pollsters, badges, billboards, bumper stickers, debates or bashing. This one’ been on the DL* (*cool-speak for under the radar). The term,… Continue reading MAKE AMERICA POLITE AGAIN