Category Archives: dating games

Popping the cherry

I took my boyfriend to IKEA.  It’s not like he has always lived in the middle of the middle of nowhere so I was a little surprised he had never basked in the wonders and glories of the big yellow … Continue reading

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The Plight of the Greenish-Maybe-It’s-Yellow Nightgown*

“And another thing, I really don’t like that nightgown.” I looked down at my second favorite summer nightgown. Lace bodice cut in such a way I look lithe and thin as it sweeps out from the empire cut to mask … Continue reading

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Like Water

“Be like water making its way through cracks. Do not be assertive, but adjust to the object, and you shall find a way around or through it. If nothing within you stays rigid, outward things will disclose themselves.  Empty your … Continue reading

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Warning: TMI

The other night at dinner with friends Burning Man came up and my girl J asserted she would love to go for a few days. I nodded vigorously that I would be in for that just to witness the weird … Continue reading

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Refrigerator Door Wisdom

A few weeks ago, I noticed a lengthy article on that boyfriend’s frig. I wasn’t surprised he had a list of do’s and don’ts for the perfect wife because he has that kind of humor even if he’s never been … Continue reading

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First Kiss

Oh those lovely firsts in romance: first glance, first hello, first dance, first roll in the hay. . .those things I always remember. Hell, I can remember what I wore the day I met my first boyfriend. (Blue jumpsuit, no … Continue reading

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The Best of Intentions or what I won’t do for love

I swear I’m not a curmudgeon about love and romance. I’m pretty damn sentimental but I do have limits.  A few months ago we were at the local dance hall and all of the sudden some guy took the mike … Continue reading

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