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There’s No Such Thing As A Free Lunch

This is not a new topic, for me or for anyone else.  But it keeps coming up. And maybe now that our entire financial system is collapsing and so many of us have less disposable income than we used to, it’s an even bigger issue than before.  I don’t know.  I just thought it’d be […]

1 + 1 + 1 = Good Date

I will eventually get down to giving you the names of some of my favorite places to go for dates.  For first dates and for 2nd, 3rd… dates (which I’m really excited about).  But for these first few posts I’m just laying the ground work. Speaking of groundwork, let’s talk about what I think makes […]
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The Basics

I don’t believe in many rules when it comes to dating, but here’s one I believe in – never, never ever, commit to spending more than 30 minutes with someone on a first date.  There’s less than a 30 percent chance that you’re going to like this person.  I’m being generous here.  It’s probably even […]
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Wow, You’re So Impressive

I live in NYC and if there’s one thing we do well, here, it’s make people feel excluded. There are so many different places to go, so many different things to do, but there’s always going to be a shortlist of the hottest, hardest to get into bars and clubs (there are plenty of places […]
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The Few, The Proud, The Utterly Lacking in Imagination

I don’t know why, but there are still men who think trendy hotel bars are good places for dates. Why oh why? There is nothing a guy can do to turn me off more than asking me to meet him at the W (any of the Ws) or the Mercer or the Hudson or Ava […]
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