I Didn’t Tell Them He Was Repairing More Than Mama’s Shoes

Dating with kids is tough.  There’s no way around it, and one of the most challenging questions that we face as single parents is when, how, and if we should introduce our dating partners to our children.  With some folks it’s pretty easy, you know they aren’t long term material, and you can just avoid … More I Didn’t Tell Them He Was Repairing More Than Mama’s Shoes

Of Geese and Men

I decided to go for a nice jog today.  I wanted to enjoy one of summer’s last gasps of warm evening air, and the kids were gone to Daddy’s.  I love these long weekends where I’m child free and I get to pretend that I’m young and single again.  Oh wait, I am am single, … More Of Geese and Men

“She Said She Was Curvy But She was Shaped Like a Straw”

You would think that folks in middle age would have developed the ability to take an outside look at themselves and truly assess who they are.  This inability to self assess manifests in dating, especially online dating.  I’ve always been warned about all of the evil liars in online dating, and yes, there are some … More “She Said She Was Curvy But She was Shaped Like a Straw”

The #ShoeRepairman

I guess my #shoerepairman is special to me.  Special in all of the odd, complicated, and wonderful ways that an almost 40 year old never married man with two kids can be.  The first time I met him, his crazy behind wanted me to walk laps around the lake–no dinner no drinks just fuckin’ laps.  … More The #ShoeRepairman

“Once You Go Short Tall Is Your Last Resort” One Woman’s Take on Evolving Attractions

When I was younger, I loved me some tall dudes.  I think I had a thing for basketball players, maybe it was because I hooped myself or maybe it was something else more shallow.  I don’t think I ever dated a man under 6′, unless you count that brief crush in college on Karl, the … More “Once You Go Short Tall Is Your Last Resort” One Woman’s Take on Evolving Attractions