Sorry, dog, you’re not getting any

For some reason, probably because I was a Black Widow who craftily murdered her husbands or a saucy plundering pirate wench in a past life, the Universe is punishing me now in the dating department. I have inexplicably gone on dates with multiple guys (relax, not at the same time—those aren’t “dates”) who hate dogs. […]

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Does this make me Rue McClanahan?

I went on a date Friday night. I tell you this so you will understand that I have fulfilled my date quota for the year and you won’t have the expectation of further dating stories this year. Any future dating posts are probably either made up, fantasies (especially if they involve Ryan Reynolds lookalikes), or are […]

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I don’t fear dating; maybe I just fear slutty shoes

I had an Aha! moment this weekend, while cleaning out the umpteen shoe boxes buried under ¾” of dust under my bed. I don’t mean A-ha, like “Take on Me”, which was a totally awesome music video, even though I was listening to my 80s playlist at the time. If you now have that song […]

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Just Say No to VD

As much as I love Christmas, Valentine’s Day can suck it. In saying that I realize that is the goal of Valentine’s Day for most men.  Also probably the reason it is abbreviated “VD”. This is my 8th consecutive Valentine’s Day spent alone. I think. I’ve consumed enough wine during those years to kill off […]

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Old Yeller is not a dog lover’s movie

It is incredibly cliché to use the phrase “must love dogs” in a dating profile, thanks to the awful John Cusack movie. I like Diane Lane though, so I don’t think it is a bad plan to conjure up her image in a dating profile. Also, movie word association would bring up “Unfaithful” and send […]

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Love should not be itchy

Sometimes breaking out of your comfort zone is not only uncomfortable but also itchy. In the online dating context, itchy is never a good thing. My long-time readers (those who have been around for 8 months) will recall my adventurous tale of being a non-swimmer lost at sea with Psycho J.(Click here for part 1)  […]

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