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Archive for the ‘Best Date Spots’

I Miss the City

I’ve been out of town for about a week now.  I’m not on a glamorous vacation, nor am I tucked away at a country cottage.  I’m just hanging out with a loved one while I try to piece together the recently tattered pieces of my life (and helping him out with some stuff while I’m […]

Worth Every Penny

Readers who’ve been following my blog for a while might remember that I used to have a Song of the Day feature, in which I’d showcase my rather eclectic taste in music.  A quick search (I love my blog’s search feature) for Song of the Day turned up references to Lucinda Williams, Nina Simone, more […]
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Top 7 First Date Ideas

How many days has it been since I’ve reminded you that I’m not a relationship expert? At least two or three, right?  OK, well then it’s time I mentioned it again. I’m not a relationship expert.  I’m not even sure I know what that phrase means.  What are the qualifications? I bring this up now […]


I am not a particularly perky person.  Nor am I happy go lucky or overly optimistic.  I know this.  I don’t necessarily believe in happy endings or that good will triumph over evil. However, I do believe that everything happens for a reason.  Sometimes those reasons can be hard to decipher.  Sometimes the reason might […]
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If It Works, It Works

I almost didn’t write this post.  The place I’m about to tell you about is already overflowing with couples on dates.  It’s just that kind of place. But the more I thought about it the more I thought it would be interesting to write about WHY it’s such a great date spot.  Because it is. Pipa is […]
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