"Taste classifies the classifier. Mumu classifies the moomintroll."
Sunday, August 17, 2008
Unsolicited Advice #6: Prerequisites for Party Attendance
Never arrive at a party without a gift. My mother, a woman of little planning and huge generosity, regularly picks up stones from the driveway on her way to a gathering. Gifts of stone, plant, or pastry are especially welcome. Call them hostess gifts even if the recipient is male.