I’m really on a bit of a manners kick these days. I don’t know if I fell asleep and woke up a cranky old lady, but it seems like most of the world just put all etiquette in a box and threw it away overnight. Maybe I expect too much, but in these times of financial and political strife, a little manners can go a long, long way.
I’m not suggesting we go back to the dark ages and get all Emily Post proper, but there some of what I’ll term ‘manner basics’ that I believe we would all benefit from seeing come back into a part of everyday living in 2013. And if I’ve taken a little modern-day license, well, so be it. We need a little civility these days!
1. “Please”, “Thank You” and “You’re Welcome” always. No excuses. Period.
2. Hold the door for anyone older…
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