Carrying a Hanky Is a Gesture of Active Kindness

Don’t leave home without one

A white handkerchief on a white background

There will be blood. There may also be cheese.

The first time I ever offered someone a handkerchief, I was at a party, on a first date with my now-wife, and she bit into some sort of fried cheese hors-d’oeuvre. The molten cheese exploded down her chin.