The rules of etiquette c. 1857

I'm reading a book so fantastic, it's going to get a YouTube book review from me. But first, I need to finish reading this masterpiece. How to Behave: A Pocket Manual of Republican Etiquette, and Guide to Correct Personal Habits: Embracing an Exposition of the Principles of Good Manners; Useful Hints on the Care of…

Curtsy or Bow

Something happened at the pageant that has bothered me enormously. On the night of the talent show, my video played. I stood beside the enormous screen while it played and then as it ended, I made a deep bow and exited the stage. Yeah. Except I was in a dress. And etiquette dictates that bowing…

Post Lost

I wrote a totally great post about etiquette and pageantry and then WordPress crashed and my really great post went away. I'm going to bed to be sad. But at least I know where my water goblet and side plate go. Thank you to Emily Post for always being there. Even when my blog is…