Linda Williams

Linda J. Williams, M.Ed. is a certified etiquette consultant.

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Finding Blessings In A Pandemic

This is the perfect time to brighten someone else’s day.

10 Tips to Improve Your Air Travel Courtesy

I was inspired by a conversation with a friend who fell and fractured her knee while on vacation and had to return home for emergency surgery. The airline gave her the only available seat, and when...

How To Say No With Grace

There have been some people who have said no to me about various matters in hurtful and even degrading ways. There have been others who said no to me in such a way that it...

Code Of Ethics In A Civil Society

Is a code of ethics important in the places where you do business? Before we can determine if it is important, we should first clarify what it is. Investopedia.com defines it as, “a document that...

Graduation: A Time To Celebrate

It’s hard to believe that graduation is upon us. It is a wonderful time of year to celebrate the accomplishments of those who have worked tirelessly to fulfill a dream. Whether they are moving on...

An Uncommon Holiday Gift Idea

In this season of giving, many people are either putting their list together while others have already begun shopping for their gifts. Whatever holiday gift you are in search of, we are all on a...

How Is Your Parking Lot Etiquette?

Last week I was in the parking lot of my doctor’s office and I had a frustrating experience. It made me wonder if people know that there are rules of etiquette that should be followed...

Looking For Chivalry

When was the last time you saw a gentleman hold a door for a lady? How about a gentleman pulling out a chair for a lady to sit down? I was watching the movie The...

Thank You Cards: A Wedding Reflection

The wedding is over, it was a beautiful day an everyone had a wonderful time. Most of all, people’s generosity was unbelievable and the gifts were beyond your expectations. So what is next on your...

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A History Of Halloween

There’s more to this holiday than tricks and treats The haunted holiday comes around every 31st of October and for kids, it’s a time for...

Geekier Online Dating

Fantasy, excitement, and...romance? These are all aspects the nerdier community knows too well from comics, movies, and games, but, within everyday life are uncommon...

BOCES STEM Students Head To Math Fair Finals

Six students from the Nassau BOCES STEM Institute will advance to the final round of the Al Kalfus Long Island Math Fair at Hofstra...

Jason Robert Brown’s Historic Musical Parade Opens At Cultural Arts Playhouse

Amid religious intolerance, political injustice and racial tension, the stirring Tony Award-winning Parade explores the endurance of love and hope against all the odds....
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