Don’t Mistake My Listening To You For Caring About You

The white webbing between his fingers stretched to transparency; his  knuckles, flattened into the hard flex. His eyes were fishbowl large, his gaze, intense. The tightness around them signal extreme vulnerability, loneliness, fear of abandonment. My eyes returned to his hands bracing his dinner plate. Pleading hands, but not for me. For her. For her to … Continue reading Don’t Mistake My Listening To You For Caring About You

In Search of the Ultimate Snog

SUMMER IS HERE! Which means more skin, more outdoor activities, and more bad decisions! Last summer I invested in online dating, validating my hypothesis that online or offline, crazy be crazy. This summer, I'm gonna save my money and do something simple... I'm gonna pull random make-out sessions. Think of a drive-by shooting, but instead of … Continue reading In Search of the Ultimate Snog

That New Schlong Feel

"So you got a girlfriend?" "Why have a girlfriend?" "So you don't live alone." "I live alone." Ambitious. But then again, they all are. "Ech," I shrug, " People will talk. This town? They all up in everyone's business." The corner of his mouth lifts, "I don't live here." We high five. Moments later, he … Continue reading That New Schlong Feel

A Comedy Of EXTREME Errors

Borrowing my friend Waiting For Satan's blogging style, I pose to you the question: what should BA have done to work the situation to his favor?

Yet Another Valentine’s Day. Still Single. This Is Why.

A Tale of Two Brians

[Writing Prompt: Revisit a famous book title, time = 30 minutes] NOTE: I actually got choked up writing this. Dayumn. The tea shop seemed the ideal place to have Brian meet me. After all, it's where he was Skyping me from all afternoon two weeks ago. I sat, legs pressed together tightly, with two chai teas, one for … Continue reading A Tale of Two Brians

Since You’re Not Busy…

Perhaps you need to look busy right now. Perhaps you have a relative in the vicinity you need to avoid. Whatever the reason, let me offer you a pleasant distraction, in the form of the top 3 popular blog posts of last week: Guaranteed Misery You Don't Have AIDS Han-Yaa-Say-Ohh! Happy Thanksgiving All!

Guaranteed Misery

[Photo courtesy of @sturdyAlex] If you're wondering what kind of person I am in a relationship, pay attention to the blue felt pen writer's responses. Pretty much my dating philosophy.

Come On, Team America

Original Post Date August 28, 2013 at 11:46 AM How can an author date when she works in solitude? Use an online dating site, of course! This is part one of a two part observation on dating in the digital age. I toil daily at refining my manuscript for your future enjoyment. Hours and hours … Continue reading Come On, Team America