Miss Manners would think it enough to tell their friends, rather than to summon them. GENTLE READER: That new graduates ought to be able to have their own parties with their classmates and friends without being shown off to the parental circle. DEAR MISS MANNERS: I keep receiving high school -- and even college! DEAR MISS MANNERS: Prior to the pandemic, we socialized a great deal with various neighbors, inviting them into our home for cocktails or meals. Without causing hurt feelings, how does one go about inquiring whether or not a couple have finished the vaccination process?