The Art of Gratitude: Thank You!

2016-10-14T11:11:56+00:00

I believe in creating a culture of gratitude and with that I want to begin this journey thanking the people that have inspired and assisted me in creating my artfulmatters.net blog site.  Without all of you, Artful Matters would not have come to fruition! Little Justin with his amazing parents! To My Parents: [...]

The Art of Gratitude: Thank You!2016-10-14T11:11:56+00:00

From Cannibalism to the Royal Court: The Origins of Etiquette

2016-10-13T18:04:59+00:00

Welcome to Artful Matters! I have decided to begin my blogging journey explaining just one word - ETIQUETTE. We were all taught this concept as a child and live by it in varying degrees.  For myself, raised in Kansas, my mother bestowed upon me enough table manners to go into the world with confidence.  However, [...]

From Cannibalism to the Royal Court: The Origins of Etiquette2016-10-13T18:04:59+00:00