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Can I Have a Different Reward?

I was a in a lousy mood today (totally provoked, btw) and taking it out on my Twitter followers.  No, I’m not going to take it out on you, too.  I’ve vented enough.  Anyway, @derekscruggs saw me complaining and replied,”You know how the journey is the reward? Sometimes it’s the punishment too. :|” I’ve been […]
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Little Rant

Most online dating sites let you see who’s been looking at your profile (and they’ll let you browse privately, without showing up in anyone’s records if you prefer).  Anyway, sometimes I’ll notice the same guy showing up in my “who’s viewing you” list, day after day.  I usually just ignore it, assuming the guy is […]

Off Topic

I have more tales of lies and dysfunction for you and will write another one up later today or tomorrow. I hope you are enjoying them. I find the theme cathartic. And hey, I would love it if more of you would share your stories. There’s something about knowing that this stuff happens to everyone, […]

A Quick Rant Before Lunch

I’ve had to take a short time away from actual dating.  I’m out of town tending to some urgent family business.  In the meantime, I’ve been reflecting a bit on the game of online dating. Here’s my new pet peeve –  OLD PICS.  I know, this has come up before in prior posts.  When I […]
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Reality Check

Yeah, I watched Sex in the City.  Not first run, ’cause I don’t have cable, but in reruns.    One of the episodes that made an impression on me is when Carrie was hired to teach a Learning Annex class on where to meet men.  Hundreds of women show up, and of course she has […]