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Online Dating Horror Story #3: Thunder and Lightning

Years ago, I met a man from an online dating site at a fast-food restaurant for a Coke. It turned out to be me listening to an hour-and-a-half monologue. (That happens a lot and I’m too mannerly — or dumb … Continue reading

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Online Dating Horror Story #5: First Date with a Doctor and His Son at a Swimming Pool

Years ago, I corresponded with a local doctor I met online. That sounds promising, right? To check him out before meeting, I asked a friend who worked at the medical university where the doc graduated to see if she could find … Continue reading

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Cringe-Worthy Household Mistakes — and Lessons I Learned the Hard Way

Everyone does dumb things, right?  Over the years, I’ve learned lessons the hard way from these harmful household experiences. 1) Not cleaning the bottom of the stove right after a lot of food ran over the edge of the baking … Continue reading

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The Highs and Lows of July

Here’s a recap of the good, bad and ugly things that’ve happened in my life during July: GOOD 1) My son, his wife and their adorable dog (isn’t he the cutest puppy ever?) came to visit for a nice, long … Continue reading

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Hilarious Online Dating Website Photos and Messages

I had carpal tunnel surgery yesterday and haven’t perfected typing with one hand… so, take a look at these goofy photos and write-ups captured from online dating sites at BuzzFeed. They’ll crack you up! And if you’re married, they’ll make … Continue reading

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No Good Deed Goes Unpunished: Best of Intentions Can Backfire Big-Time

Ever hear the saying “No good deed goes unpunished”? I didn’t understand what it meant til I was in my 40s, but that’s when I discovered that doing things out of the goodness of your heart to help someone doesn’t … Continue reading

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The First Thing to Replace After Divorce, Separation or Breakup

The days and weeks after a divorce, separation or breakup with a long-time lover can be filled with sadness.

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Protect Yourself from Online Dating Scammers By Using Google Image Search

Online dating for women over 50 is, unfortunately, a mine field because scam artists abound.

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Embarrassing Mistakes: #6 in a Series

Every time I write a blog post about embarrassing mistakes I’ve made, I think I’ve captured them all. But no, somehow there are always more… 

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Embarrassing Mistakes — #5 in What Seems to be a Series

Two extremely dumb things happened to me this month.

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