Parents must get across the idea that I love you always, but sometimes I do not love your behavior.
Everyone knows that a man can always marry even if he reaches 102, is penniless, and has all his faculties gone. There is always some woman willing to take a chance on him. (from the Complete Book of Etiquette, 1952)
I am a journalist in the field of etiquette. I try to find out what the most genteel people regularly do, what traditions they have discarded, what compromises they have made.
Good manners have much to do with the emotions. To make them ring true, one must feel them, not merely exhibit them.
We must learn which ceremonies may be breached occasionally at our convenience and which ones may never be if we are to live pleasantly with our fellow man.
Ceremony is-really a protection, too, in times of emotional involvement, particularly at death. If we have a social formula to guide us and do not have to extemporize, we feel better able to handle life.
The modern rule is that every woman should be her own chaperone.
They just looked up and there she was.
But if they were, I don't think they used it. There just wasn't time.
We don't really know much about their condition,.. Other than that they had some bear bites and possibly other trauma from the fall. We just don't know the extent of their injuries yet.
It's a growing recommendation that we need to provide access for all park users, especially in parks that are less developed and rugged, like Glacier.