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Finale

Stories are shaped by the way we tell them. There are the facts, and then the way we present the facts. Our attitudes and prejudices. I could tell this story a few different ways,  each with it’s own spin. I’m not sure which would be right.  Instead I’ll just try to throw it all out […]

4 Ways to Bed a Gold Digger (and send me running)

Today’s post was supposed to be centered on some new data release by Match.com. My regular readers know that I love data. LOVE IT.  But alas, I’ve had no time to write a coherent post on the topic.  Seriously, it’s already past noon on a Friday and I’m just now getting to my Friday post. I […]

When In Doubt, Do Nothing

I really don’t have that much to say about last night’s date with Mr. Midwest. It was our 6th date (I think, maybe it was the 7th?). After some last minute changes (scheduling issues, overcrowded restaurants) we ended up at a great local wine bar that we’ve been to before. Tonight was probably the most […]

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, […]