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A guide to holiday gift-giving: Tips from etiquette experts

By Angela Hill – Oakland Tribune 12/03/14 Giving may be good for the soul, but the oft-awkward details of increasingly complex social mores can be a strain on the brain. Things like … Can you give something to the boss without looking like an apple-polisher? Is a bottle of wine acceptable for every occasion? What […]

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How to deal with reply-all mishaps and other online disasters

By Angela Hill Oakland Tribune Posted: 04/26/2013 06:51:43 AM PDT The symptoms are universal: There’s a sudden gasp for air and an involuntary utterance of “uh-oh,” followed by an instant surge of heat rushing over the body, increased heart rate, dizziness, nausea and an overwhelming desire to dig a hole, crawl in that hole, put […]

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