Lamenting the lack of dressing up
What is happening to society and it’s standards? I wonder about this every time I go somewhere where dressing up would generally be expected and see what a lot of people are wearing. Shorts and flip flops at museums. Jeans or shorts at the theater. Is nothing special anymore? I remember when I was a little girl and going downtown to shop was something special and you wouldn’t just wear any old clothes to go. I also remember when “Sunday best” was still a thing. It makes me sad to think that we as a society may have gotten to a point where everything is mundane and nothing is worth…
Lots To Unpack
This somewhat goes along with my post from several days ago about manners. As I was walking to the train after finishing at the grocery store today, I passed a group of three people. One of them asked me if I was trans. I said no and continued on my way to the train. (They also asked me for money and got a little shirty when I said I didn’t have any.) I was dressed in my usual style- dress with petticoat under it, tights, boots (today, Roxy ankle boots), beret hat and my warm jacket. I also want to add that I have nothing but support for trans individuals…
What is it with the lack of manners these days?
“Whatever happened to fair dealing?And pure ethicsAnd nice manners?Why is it everyone now is a pain in the ass?Whatever happened to class?” “Class”- Chicago Do you ever wonder why people behave like they do now? I have started thinking about this a lot recently. It seems like people are getting more comfortable leaving messes in their wake and less used to cleaning up after themselves. For example, every time I go down to lock our apartment building Community Room at night I end up having to push in a number of chairs that have been left out. I also often have to throw trash in the wastebasket or put papers…