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“All You Need Is Love”

Ok, I wanted to end the workweek with a fun quote/non-quote and a bit of music. And, btw, nice load of shite. Millions of people go their whole lives without romantic love. Our current (western) concept of love is, from a broad historical perspective, rather new. But I write about dating and relationships. I’m not […]

Blast from the Past – Luck Luck Luck Luck Luck – > There, I said it!

This has been a seriously week. So long, that I’m too tired to write the post that I’ve been thinking about writing. So, I thought now would be the perfect time to share one of my favorite posts from last summer. Luck Luck Luck Luck Luck – > There, I said it! I was chatting […]

My New Least Favorite Word: “Settle”

I feel like I’ve been down this road a thousand times, and each time I get a little more pissed off. It’s Thursday afternoon, and I’m supposed to be taking a little break now. Walking around the block or something. Maybe even washing my hair, so that when I go out tonight (dinner with an […]

There are a Lot of Different Normals

So I’m packing for my move.  And I’m trying to be as unsentimental as possible. This isn’t all that hard for me as I’m not a particularly sentimental person.  I’ve never been one to save ticket stubs, playbills or stuff like that. So far, I’ve chucked out hundreds of old photos (because if I haven’t […]

Fine Isn’t Good Enough for Me

So this is a story inside of a story, written by a still-very-sick woman. It may or may not make any sense. A friend came by with soup and juice, for which I was grateful. More for the company than for the soup and juice.  She mentioned a couple dates she’d been on recently and […]