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For Starters, We Need a Translator

So, I’ve told a bunch of people about this already and as is typical of my life a) people don’t agree on how I should proceed b) I’m kinda on the fence. I’d told Mr. Midwest that I wanted to have a low-key night on Friday.  I specifically said, “isn’t there a game on we […]

Thank You for Writing, Part 2

As I predicted, the guy from Match called today. We had a nice little chat, at the end of which he asked me out to dinner Thursday night.  I suggested we make it drinks instead (that’s one rule I’m pretty strict with). So it’s a date. For any and all of you guys out there, […]

Thank You for Writing

I’m in the process of setting up a couple of first dates for this week. My last date with Mr. Midwest was fine, but I’m not counting on that going anywhere.  More on that later in the week. Here’s a little bit about the 2 guys I’ll likely go out with.  One of them is […]
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Redefining Butterflies

I think too much, plain and simple.  Always have. I had insomnia as a child, no joke. I’d stay up all night and think – why lie – worry. And I still do. It’s who I am.  This doesn’t mean I’m an unhappy person.  I’m not.  It just means I’m the kind of person who […]

As a matter of fact, I do think online dating “works” (again)

Two quick stories. Story 1 I was at a party this weekend and amongst the guests were some fairly prolific daters, even a guy or two who might put me to shame.  Someone, one of the guys, brought up the topic of online dating.  He hadn’t done much of it and was a skeptic. He […]