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Bonus Points for Convenience

I’ll admit it. It’s a test. One of the reasons I want the men who ask me out on dates to select the place for us to meet is because it’s a test. Where will they pick? Some horrid, generic hotel bar? A loud place near Times Square full of bridge and tunnel riff raff? […]
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The Best Coffee in NYC

No, I don’t claim to know where to find the best cup of coffee in the city. There are a bunch of places that I think are pretty awesome. Sadly, some of the ones with the best coffee aren’t great places to hang out in, but that isn’t really the point. I’ve had a handful […]
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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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Go Outside

My brain is a bit like a slot machine.  I have all of these random, moving parts in there and every once in a while they all line up and bingo, fruit – fruit – fruit, we have a match.  I have a coherent thought made from three otherwise disparate bits of information (hey, either […]

Dead to Me

This is going to be one of those long and twisty posts with lots of links.  I’m warning you now.  I promise you that there is a point (or two). I’ve become quite fond of Twitter.  I think I’ve mentioned that before. This morning @onedatewonder alerted her followers that she’d posted something new on her […]