It is incredibly cliché to use the phrase “must love dogs” in a dating profile, thanks to the awful John Cusack movie. I like Diane Lane though, so I don’t think it is a bad plan to conjure up her image in a dating profile. Also, movie word association would bring up “Unfaithful” and send … Continue reading Old Yeller is not a dog lover’s movie
It’s been real, 2015. Far too real. I prefer my years to be airbrushed and cast in soft lighting. Another year has rolled by without a romantic relationship. I’m still holding true to my checklist—a David Beckham lookalike who can serenade me like Hugh Jackman and has Jon Stewart’s sense of humor. I see no … Continue reading Bring it on, 2016!
It is often said that people resemble their pets over time. I don’t think I really looked like my dogs; however, they were all adorable, gorgeous creatures, so maybe there’s some truth to that maxim. Seven years ago, I came out of my marriage with all three of our dogs. I left the bird and rabbit … Continue reading Lessons in unconditional love
I met Todd online during my OKCupid phase. I should have followed my instincts when his profile talked about enjoying swinging an axe to chop wood. It’s a slippery slope from chopping wood to being fed into a woodchipper. (I grew up in Connecticut, and this really happened to a woman here. That shit sticks … Continue reading My date with a Greek god
I am not what people call the “motherly” type. I am sure this has something to do with the fact that I am about as friendly as a sea urchin. But to those who really know me, I just don’t do babies. I have five nephews and two nieces, and I can count on one … Continue reading My children have fur–don’t stare!