The holidays are looking us straight in the eye. There's barely enough time to burn the turkey, freeze the stuffing, and make Thanksgiving reservations at your favorite Chinese restaurant.
Q.: Karen, as a young adult male, I often take my sport coat or suit coat off when I am out in a dining situation. Many other men my age do this, too. Is it OK?
Q. Karen, I am very bad at making introductions. In fact, I get sweating hands worrying about getting it right. What are some tips that can help me become better at this and more comfortable?
Q. Karen, some hospitals and medical centers now offer valet services. Are we supposed to tip the valets? It seems odd to me to tip a valet at a hospital, as opposed to tipping a valet at a restaurant, for example.