Tag Archives: dating

Eight first dates

Sunday evening, no television, limited online engagement, just some chamomile tea, La Vie En Rose on Pandora, and good old fashion journaling (with a pen and paper). Ah… perfect. And now I’m ready to face the week ahead. So, about that “Eight first dates” journal entry? Relationships have been on my mind a lot lately. More […]

Last Saturday

I think what’s going on between me and the 25-year-old bartender is, perhaps, nothing more than just amusement. But I must admit, I think about him a lot. Is it just a crush? Am I infatuated? Am I making a damn fool out of myself with my pining over him? Honestly, I could hardly wait […]

Flirting Noah

Every Saturday morning I go to this certain bougie restaurant around the corner from my apartment.  I sit at the bar and order eggs benedict, a coffee, and a mimosa or two. What can I say? It’s my weekly routine. Not to mention that eggs benedict is my absolute favorite brunch food…ever! But it’s not […]

Strange Relationships

This isn’t to say that I haven’t had romances. If I were to use the word “relationship” loosely, then there have been many. But it seems these so-called relationships never pan out to be anything more than a second or third date (if that) and then evolve into something along the lines of friendships.

hashtag: single, nearly 40, and quite desperate

This morning, as I was lounging around enjoying my coffee and listening to Studio 360 on NPR, I was startled by a knock at the back door.Well, who could that be? No one ever pops by for a visit. I was pleased to discover it was my neighbor who also happens to be an extremely […]

Rejection is the Greatest Aphrodisiac

Today turned out to be one of those perfect summer days. I simply cannot describe it any other way. I awoke at 8 a.m. and was greeted by a light breeze and a little summer rain. By the time I was dressed and ready to take the dog for his walk the rain was gone. […]

Guitar Strumming Lesbians and Hipsters with Electric Violins

Why is it so hard for us to be forthright in what we want when it comes to relationships? I hadn’t made my afternoon stop at the coffee shop in a few days. I figured it was best to keep my distance for a few days after I sent the barista the facebook message. But […]


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