The 10 Most Bizarre Things I’ve Read in Dating Ads


This is great. And certainly not a surprise.

Sips of Jen and Tonic

1332720493427_9592690I know this is hard to believe, but I’m single. I KNOW! What, with showing strangers my hershey kiss, and accusing random men of being murderers, you’d think someone would have locked this down by now.

I am not actively pursuing a relationship, but from time to time I like to look at what’s out there to see what I’ll be working with once I’m ready for it. Most ads are filled with the same things: age, physical traits, kids/no kids, smoking/no smoking, and a list of things he or she is looking for in a partner. Very benign stuff.

Experts say the key to standing out is to write punchy, attention-grabbing lines. I think the men below misunderstood what that meant.

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The Wisdom Of Keanu Reeves


So true!


If you had to add “Right, brah?” to the end of that quote, don’t worry. You’re in good company.

Taking relationship advice from Keanu Reeves is a no brainer. His brilliant work on Point Break should be enough to give him all the credibility. Which means you won’t be surprised when I agree with him.

Being in love and being in a relationship ARE two different things.

They can coexist with the same person but they can also be mutually exclusive. I am in love with my husband most of the time. I am in relationship with him all of the time.

Calm down. I’ll explain.

Being in love is a feeling. An awesome feeling to be sure. All warm and squishy and sigh producing. However, as my husband is known for saying, “You know the thing about feelings? They’re not real.” Feelings ebb and flow. God knows some are…

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Welcome to my Blog



Is this a blog about a she-bitch who runs with the wolves? Um, no. Is this a feminist anti-man, anti-establishment tome? Not even close. Is this a dating chronicle riddled with lament and woe over not finding a good man or the state of my geriatric ovaries? I’d rather poke my eye out.

What it is is a good natured look at a life lived against the grain, perhaps in perpetual pubescence. I live like a bachelor and I’m lovin’ (mostly) every minute of it – with nary a cat in sight.

Read on!