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Speaking of Sex Toys…

Seriously, these things just show up in my inbox. And this was just too, wow, not to share. My longtime readers know I’m a total data geek. So much fun info: 20% of adults report indulging in kinky play; 20% of men report using vibrators; Alaska buys the most sex toys per capita…  Sarah Palin […]

Blast from the past: There’s No Such Thing as a Free Lunch

I’ve traveling today, so no new post. Instead, here’s an oldie but goodie: 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 […]

He Planned to Stay the Night, but Didn’t Bring a Toothbrush

Human Beings are odd creatures. They are. We are. I saw the Sunday Boy, aka The Younger Man, this weekend.  On Sunday (go figure). We mixed it up a bit. Instead of my heading out to his ‘hood and then us going out to dinner (our norm), he came over to my place and we […]

How Did You Make That Happen?

A short thought for this morning as I’m supposed to be at Blogher right now – often, I’m asked by people (both here on the blog, in emails, and in person), “how did you make that happen?”   As in, how did you end up with this whole Sunday Boy (aka The Younger Man) thing? […]

The Princess Syndrome and Getting Spoiled…WTF?

So here’s the thing, I really don’t get it.  I’m not saying I don’t get it to be provocative or funny.  I really, really don’t get it. In the comments to this week’s poll, a reader mentioned ‘The Princess Syndrome’ “where we’re made to feel like the best guy is the one that lavishes you […]