New Year’s Resolution
New Year’s Resolution

Forget trying to lose the 5 pounds.

What do you really wish to accomplish this year?

Can you talk to your friends with more understanding?

Can you allow yourself to not openly judge them when somebody thinks slower than you do?

Can you tolerate people around you with kindness?

This should be your desire to be a better person in 2023.

It certainly needs to be my etiquette lesson for the year.

What people are saying:

Well said. Here I am feeling the Friday night blues and rather empty of any energy and yet, with your words, reminded that surely, we always have a drop of blood more to give.

–Love, Marilyn Field

Thank you, what a great letter!

–Valerie Dooley

No matter how we feel about the monarchy, today we are marking history.

As a young musician and arts education pioneer in 1973, I  had the honour to meet HM Queen Elizabeth II.   I was surprised at how tiny she was in stature, but certainly a model of towering duty in leadership.  She inspired me to serve underserved children everywhere by creating empowering education programs for them for over 30 years.  Thank you for your own individual leadership to help accomplish this – always for the children.

Queen Elizabeth’s long life was filled with tireless service to all people that was evidenced by integrity, kindness, inclusiveness and calm. 

May we all continue to pursue such values and care for those around us.  Here’s to the future in our hands.

–Marilyn Field, MSM

Upcoming Workshops?


age 9 to 12 noon

10 a.m. to 12 noon

Sunday, February 51 spot left

Sunday, February 124 spots left

100 Dowling Avenue, Toronto

$40; $70 for two students

Teen etiquette workshop

Age 13 to 17

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Saturday, February 11 – full

Saturday, February 183 spots left

Saturday, February 251 spots left

100 Dowling Avenue, Toronto

Includes three course lunch,

A ten-page workbook and a quiz

$175; $295 for two students

Adult etiquette workshop

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday, February 4 – full

Saturday, April 15 1 spot left

Saturday, April 222 spots left

Otherwise mostly private sessions

100 Dowling Avenue, Toronto

Includes three course lunch,

an 11-page workbook and a quiz

$175 for university students

$295, $450 for two persons