Real stories about dating and relationships in New York City. Truth is more interesting than fiction.

Mirror Mirror on the Wall

I’m lucky to have some pretty awesome friends. Awesome and talented. Awesome and talented in ways that I am so not. It took me a year of living and working in my new apartment before I could figure out what I might want it to look like – furniture and decoration wise. That stuff just […]

Home Sweet Home

I’m sure I’ve said this before, I can be pretty oblivious. So caught up in my thoughts and the slog of life that I don’t see what’s right in front of me. Anyway, I was away for a few days. Not too far away. Just far enough to clear my head and get some perspective. […]


One of things I hated about my old apartment was that one of my bedroom windows was approximately 5 feet from the window of my nearest neighbor. That meant that I pretty much always had to have the curtains closed. Except for when I didn’t. And then my neighbor saw me (and anyone else who […]

I Still Get to Say No

So a funny thing happens when you’re my age and still single, well many funny things… One of those funny things is that there lots are people who assume you should “stop being so picky.”  And that the reason I’m single is that I’ve been turning away perfectly good guys for random, frivolous reasons. Oh, […]

A Dollar and a Dream

So, it’s official, my apartment is jinxed. After weeks (months) of off again/on again internet service I thought that it was finally fixed. The cable company had been out a couple of times recently, and even ran new lines on the roof. Then this weekend the whole damn neighborhood lost service. Or a chunk of […]
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