Plenty of Crap – online dating is a drag

I am reminded why I don’t use online websites for dating anymore. I seem to forget this rule every year or two. When I’m in the mood to meet someone new for social outings or just the occasional dinner and a live show – I sign up on Plenty of Crap – I mean, Plenty…

Sunday meanderings

This weekend has been pretty busy and I’m grateful for a quiet night at home. The wedding last week reminded me how anti-social I’ve been the past couple of years. I was starting to feel pretty bummed out that I hadn’t seen my friends in a long time. Somehow, I cut myself off from everything…

Why blogging can help with grief – article with my quote

On the drive home from work today, I thought about what I was going to write tonight. For a moment, I thought that maybe I shouldn’t publish anything at all – and just work on research for future article ideas. But then I checked my email and saw that the article I provided a quote…

Being single is a choice

This morning, one of the new members at church kept asking me questions he already knew the answers to. Most of the time, I’m more than happy to answer questions. But with some people, I just get – annoyed because they are never happy with my answers. “There’s a guy out there for you –…

Being a good friend

It’s Friday night and I just got in from a dinner date. I’ve got my Starbucks latte. Leon Bridges is playing softly in the background. I’m relaxed. I’m feeling good. I’m reminded tonight of all the good things in my life. My friend Bev, I met about a decade ago. We became friends fast. And…