What about President Obama Bowing to the Japanese Emperor?

I have heard many pundits talk about the bow that President Obama made when he met Emperor Akihito and that it was too low and not reciprocated by the Emperor.   I have seen the photo of the greeting and it seems that President Obama was taught a general truth about greeting the Japanese but didn’t […]

Lack of civility is bad example – Washington Times

This wonderfully written article in today’s Washington Times reflects my own opinion about recent incivilities in the sports world reported on in the news. HAGELIN: Lack of civility is bad example – Washington Times Shared via AddThis

When Queen Elizabeth II Comes To Your Town…

Etiquette experts give advice on royal treatment; abrazos discouraged By Loydean Thomas – Express-News Originally published on May 17, 1991.What do you do when the queen of England comes to call? The thing to do is be yourself but don’t overdo it, experts agreed Thursday. “You mustn’t rush up and try to break through crowds […]

A few new quotes

Candor is a compliment; it implies equality. It’s how true friends talk. – Peggy Noonan, Author and Columnist Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy. – Ernest Benn (1887-1954), Publisher A person who can’t lead and won’t follow makes […]