Tag Archives: dating

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 […]

It’s Just a Little Crush

Today, I did it. I finally asked the barista out. Well, sorta. I woke up in my hotel room this morning still thinking about what I’m going to do about this crush of mine. So, over the $15 bowl hotel cafe oatmeal, otherwise known as “the healthy start” on the menu, I made the decision […]


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