Lots of us have a running list of hot-button issues that make us step up to the soapbox on occasion: Tuition, frum real estate, e-cigarettes, women’s pictures in magazines, and tablescapes are just some of the trigger topics of 2018. Often though, we sense that it’s better not to “go there,” to refrain from griping about our personal pet peeves, not just because the kids are at the table, but because too much complaining is often just a feeder for negativity and is ultimately unproductive.