Dumped for a dog


I probably don’t have to tell you that people are pretty attached to their pets. (You thought this post was going to be about an unattractive woman, didn’t you?) I also don’t have to tell you that singletons tend to be even more attached because pets can be really good companions in the absence of a spouse.

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Too nice?


“You’re too nice and you make me feel guilty.” Those were his exact words when my now ex-boyfriend finally came clean with why he had broken up with me. This was only after he wouldn’t return my phone calls and I confronted him.

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Best spam comment to date!

I get a lot of amusement out of spam comments. They usually border on the ridiculous like “This post is worth everyone’s attention. Good work.” (On the post that simply says “Merry Christmas!”) And it’s followed by a link for medical supplies or e-cigarettes for sale. So, they are usually just buttering me up so I’ll try clicking the link.

Well, here is another such comment that hit the spam folder but was not the upbeat type (unedited):

“The the next occasion Someone said a weblog, Hopefully so it doesnt disappoint me approximately this. What i’m saying is, I know it was my choice to read, but I actually thought youd have something intriguing to express. All I hear is often numerous whining about something that you could fix in the event you werent too busy looking for attention.”

Thank you, mean spammer, for the break from all the flattery. I was afraid my ego was over-inflated.


Why I abandoned online dating

cropped-30ishlogo14.jpgEvery time an eHarmony or Match.com ad comes on TV while I’m in mixed company, I can almost feel everyone’s eyes on me. To make sure I’m watching, of course. Someone might even ask if I’d tried that website yet.

If I have control of the remote, I like to change the channel because, well, I’m done with online dating. And I can tell you it was a huge relief to delete my online profile and just stop feeling like a crazy person. Continue reading