Hospitality Starts at Home

Dear Babe: You don’t need to read this one because I’m going to fail hard at it and I don’t need that kind of pressure. Ok, so. I get together with a friend out in the country about once a month. It’s a beautiful drive out to her house. The last time we meandered down…


I long to be gentle. As long as I’m still cleared for quick comebacks. And dad jokes. Once I ended a joke about the unsteady composition of a rocking chair with “cane just wasn’t able.” I know. It wasn’t funny then, either. I’m here all night! Tip your waiters and waitresses! Back to being gentle….