My Craigslist Valentines Date, Part 3: The Date

It was moments after the cameras turned to cover the next piece of news, Anna and I set out to grab a coffee. Twenty minutes of conversation in front of the cameras and while under Ryan’s microscope was hardly enough time to get acquainted. We decided to steal a few minutes at the Garneau Transcend. I remember bluebird … More My Craigslist Valentines Date, Part 3: The Date

My Craigslist Valentines Date, Part 2: It Goes Viral

I once rode a skateboard down a long, steep hill when I was 11. It was probably the first time my brain really, clearly comprehend physics. By the time my mind put things together, gravity propelled me toward something other than a triumphant celebration of this grand scheme. I imagined broken bones, a bashed-in head, … More My Craigslist Valentines Date, Part 2: It Goes Viral

My Craigslist Valentines Date, Part 1: The Ad Goes Up

I accidentally wandered into the ladies room a few years ago. It’s a mistake you don’t make lightly. The days are gone when women scream in shock and disgust. The modern lady laughs out loud, and then points out your ever-so-obvious error. Red-faced, I found my way out. It’s not often I brag, but I have a few select … More My Craigslist Valentines Date, Part 1: The Ad Goes Up

When asked “Boobs” or “Butt”, this guy had a different answer.

This fellow, Mark Grist, Poet Laureate of Peterborough, sums up what I’ve felt for years. Be warned, he uses some crude language (NSFW), but his point is transcendent. He sums it up near the end by saying: Some guys prefer asses, some guys prefer t*ts and I’m not saying that I don’t like those bits But … More When asked “Boobs” or “Butt”, this guy had a different answer.

Online Dating Part 1: It’s Biggest Flaw

“Wow!” I said, “She seems amazing! A triathlete, well educated, funny, good grammar and the toughest measure of all – I actually find her attractive.” – Me, too many times. I’ll be honest, I’ve got a pretty impossible criteria. Could this criteria be the fatal flaw? The chink in online dating’s armour? The Achilles heel? … More Online Dating Part 1: It’s Biggest Flaw