Category: Dating

Touch-a-touch-a-touch-a-touch…

Love the skin you’re in, so says the ad campaign.  The largest organ of the human body is the skin and touch is one of the first senses developed as an infant.  It’s also the last one to leave as we grow old.  Scientists say that touch plays a critical role in childhood development and happiness as adults. Well, duh. As a self-professed hugaholic (NOT in, or planning on, a recovery program any time soon either), today’s technological dependence is […]

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Total recall. Not.

There is some information that I’m weirdly wired to remember forever.  Obscure information that will probably never serve me well, such as medications to treat several types of ventricular tachycardia like amioderone, propafenone, etc. (I am not a doctor nor have I ever played one on TV); how and why Henirich Heine coined the term Lisztmania long before the Beatles came along; and how the magical author/illustrator Tasha Tudor believed that Corgis were enchanted (“You need only to see them […]

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Ah, ha, ha, ha – Stayin’ Alive.

Life deserves a soundtrack.  There are so many occasions that come along in life that really cry out for a thunderous John Williams (Star Wars, E.T., Raiders of the Lost Ark) underscoring or Thomas Newman’s (Shawshank Redemption, American Beauty, WALL-E) haunting melodies.  Contemporary music also works for the workplace, comedic family moments or time spent with friends.  Music just makes everything that much better.   I never set out for my life to be set to a country soundtrack, but […]

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SWF seeks ???

Describe yourself and who you’re looking for in 2,000 words or less.  This is the criteria set forth when a well-meaning friend encourages you to toss your hat, or more appropriately pen, into an on-line dating pool.  Being a woman of words, I thought I was up to this challenge… but I’m at a loss for words.   Aw, not really.  That’s a lie.   The problem is more along the lines of having too many words rattling around in […]

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