Etiquette in the Spotlight

Etiquette is part of gracious, elegant living, but unfortunately in our world today, it's often forgotten - or people simply just don't know it anymore. I remember my mother and grandmother making sure we wrote thank you notes, for example, and knowing which fork to use at dinner. It's simple little things like this that smooth the social waters and enhance elegant, gracious living.

A new article shared online today by another author explores etiquette - Etiquette is Making a Comeback. What do you think? On the one hand, I'm fascinated with the idea that finishing schools are making a comeback. Who would have thought about a finishing school in 2014? On the other, I hope it's not taken to the other extreme. Good manners are wonderful and a gracious gift, but they can also be taken too far.