Unsure in the West Dear Unsure: If your former best friend is unwilling to explain why she ended the friendship and has been spreading false rumors, you cant force her. Go to the party and the wedding, mingle with those who havent chosen sides, be gracious and steer clear of the nasty bridesmaid, if you can. That way, if there is any drama at either function, you wont be the person who created it. LIFE HACKS VIDEO: Living better by living smarter Dear Abby: Could you please explain why so many people blow their noses at the supper table? I consider it not only rude but also gross. Why cant people excuse themselves from the table and leave the room to do it? Maybe you could teach some of these folks some manners. Grossed Out in Florida Dear Grossed Out: I agree that listening to someone honk like a migrating goose is unpleasant. Thats why the rule of etiquette states that those who need to clear their heads excuse themselves from the table.
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