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

Making God Laugh

What’s that old joke – How do you make God laugh? Make a plan. Well, as of yesterday morning I had plans to have a total of 5 dates this week.  The first was Sunday night.  Then I was supposed to have one last night (Wednesday).  One today.  One tomorrow night.  And one Saturday night […]

More Interesting

I was supposed to have a date last night.  I had to cancel/rechedule because I was sick.  The guy is someone I’d been flirting pretty heavily with via email before I hid my profile and as soon as I reposted he saw it and contacted me.  More importantly for today’s topic, I initiated first contact […]

Haven’t Been Able to Get This Out of My Head

Today’s Song of the Days is Levi Stubb’s Tears by Billy Bragg.  I’ve been hearing this in my head since I read the NYTimes annual, The Lives They Lived last weekend.  Kind of typical of me to be thinking of this and not the actual Motown songs (especially since I love Motown).  My brain needs […]
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My Baby Cares for ???

OK, I finally changed the Song of the Day.  It’s still Nina Simone, though. I’ve moved on, thematically, to My Baby Just Cares for Me (as an added bonus for those of you who listen the whole way through, there’s a totally whacked out interview with Nina at the end of the song – I […]

I Can Learn, Kinda

Who said you can’t teach an old dog new tricks?  Well, I’m not that old and I’m a lot smarter than most dogs, and well, you’ve seen my pics.  Maybe the analogy isn’t a good one.  The point is, I am learning.  For example, earlier today, when I was in a pissy mood about a […]