People have many different ideas about what Tinder is. Is it a hookup app? Is it a dating app? Is it something else? Opinions and intentions vary. To me, any use of Tinder is a good and valid one. I once got some web development work instead of a date from someone. Sometimes I end up making friends instead of finding relationships.Continue reading "Getting social on Tinder"
Everything is harder during a pandemic, and love is one of those things. Love is hard during a pandemic because we all need so much more of it and many of us have less to give.Continue reading "Love in a pandemic"
I just attended one of the most amazing musical performances I have ever witnessed. It was The Indigo Girls playing with a full orchestra on the stage of the Mahaffey Theater here in St. Petersburg, Florida. Every song was a dramatic journey from start to finish. It was enchanting, and I was mesmerized.Continue reading "We’re all in this together, so don’t be a douche"
Many things I do are cause for great consternation among my family members. For example: going to Europe by myself for several months, voluntarily giving up owning a car for several years, and online dating.Continue reading "Taking social risks"
I live in a two-story building that contains 19 studio apartments ranging from 200-400 square feet. The majority of the tenants are very young, lured by the inexpensive rent and proximity to downtown.Continue reading "I’m that weird neighbor"
I have an uncanny ability to talk to anyone. From farmer to lawyer, from student to teacher, from mechanic to millionaire – I can have an interesting conversation with just about anyone.Continue reading "The art of conversation"