I have a friend in her late thirties who has many friends in the same age group. They are single and looking for life partners but finding that the dating world is not as rewarding as they would like it to be. I have known my friend for […]
I have been nominated for four blogging awards in the past, and I am pleased and honoured to have been considered. The process, however, requires a kind of chain-letter nomination of other bloggers, and this makes me a little uncomfortable. In the spirit of recognizing great blogs, though, I […]
I’m best before dates, too.
This morning, I had coffee with a new friend and in talking about travel he asked me if I had ever been to Italy. I said that I had, but the most striking memory I had of the place was of the pinching, patting and propositioning that I […]
I have been travelling with a laptop that is smaller and lighter than my usual laptop, and it has been driving me slightly crazy. At one point I was tempted to throw it out of the window of a high-rise in Chicago. Aside from the fact that I […]
I just cancelled a hiking date, and now I feel so much better. I like taking long walks in cities or in parks, alone or with friends, so this event made sense. It was a Match.com Stir event, which means that it was set up to introduce subscribers […]
I recently asked one of my children to search my name online to find out what bubbled to the surface. It turned out to be more-or-less what I expected: my Facebook public profile, some comments I posted in the Globe and Mail, some student feedback on RateMyProfessor.com, and […]