It’s Just Lunch, Right?

In two hours I am meeting a man I’ve recently met on Match for lunch at a trendy restaurant near my house. It’s a gorgeous spring day and you’d think I’d be happy, excited and curious, right?

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Why Are the Boomers Ageist?

Boomers are great! We are courageous innovators, fiercely independent, passionate thinkers and doers who, by the way, are never going to die. Not only are we never leaving this world until we make it perfect, our youthful spirit is determined not ever to sit down in a rocking chair. That’s why we refuse to see ourselves as ageing in any way shape or form.

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The Waiting Game

OK, let’s allow a day or so to fulfill that ridiculous rule of dating…”not so fast, keep them waiting, don’t appear needy or too interested”. Who in the hell invented these rules???

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Just Show Up!

I have to go shopping! Every outfit I have just won’t do it. The shoes are crammed inside my closet but not one of them will make me feel like I want to feel when I meet him. So, off we go with our credit card screaming, “You deserve it.”

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Does Truth Set Us Free?

Why, if we knew it when we met him/her do we not follow the logical actions? Because love is never logical, because we want love in our lives, and most of all because being alone on weekends, during holidays and in that big old bed just feels so much worse than saying “No” to what might be if we just move forward and see what happens.

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Love Conquers All…and Other Fortune Cookie Wisdom?

That tiny piece of paper has been on my bedside table for two weeks and for some reason I can’t throw it away. A few weeks ago while sitting in a Chinese restaurant alone and reliving an argument with a man I had been dating for awhile, I closed my eyes and cracked open the fortune cookie…”Love conquers all”, it said. Without thinking, the words poured out…”God, I so wish that were true.”

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