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  • What Are You Waiting For? (11/20/2014) - Tired of waiting for your friends to get their lives and their money together so you can FINALLY leave the country? Well, here’s a list of the 20 best places to go solo. I’ve been to six, five solo, and I vouch for these places. Stop being a ‘fraidy cat and letting other people keep … Continue reading What Are You Waiting For?
  • R.I.P. to My Travel Companion (11/18/2014) - The year was 2004. I was dating a techie who prided himself on having the latest and greatest of anything that even vaguely resembled a gadget. He was so obsessed that his house had very little in the way of actual furniture or dishes. However, if one of his gadgets needed a stand, a case … Continue reading R.I.P. to My Travel Companion
  • The People You Meet Series: #3 (9/29/2014) - I met a Bum and Hustler from Spain. He’s the “just enough” type of guy. He’s just handsome enough, just charming enough and just interesting enough to get women to talk to him. He’s also just dumb enough to choose the wrong one as a Mark. I walked into the bar to watch a little football. I … Continue reading The People You Meet Series: #3
  • (Link Fixed) The People You Meet Series: #2 (9/27/2014) - NOTE: I posted this earlier. I even went to the site, outside of the app, and confirmed that it posted. The link posted on Facebook but somehow it disappeared. I guess this is what happens when you’re dealing with sketchy wi-fi & SIM Cards while traveling between countries. From now on, I’ll try to only … Continue reading (Link Fixed) The People You Meet Series: #2
  • The People You Meet Series: #1 (9/23/2014) - Today is my 23rd day in Paris. During my stay I’ve met a lot of interesting people from all over the world. And from each of them I’ve learned a little something. I originally started this as one piece but after five people it started to get a little long. And since I’ll likely continue … Continue reading The People You Meet Series: #1
  • J+B = Beyoncé Part III (9/21/2014) - ICYMI: Part I (J+B = Beyonce Part I) and Part II (J+B = Beyonce Part II) Following the “Flawless” remix, Beyoncé performed “Yonce” before once again disappearing through the stage and being replaced by Jay-Z. The rest of the concert’s format was much the same with the couple alternating sets and sometimes appearing together on … Continue reading J+B = Beyoncé Part III
  • J+B = Beyoncé Part II (9/21/2014) - ICYMI Part I: http://wp.me/p3MPGw-7j “Call me back, I need some more packs.” Those are the last words we hear from Beyoncé before “Move that Dope” by Future comes blaring from the speakers. As awful as this song is (and I do mean awful), I LOVE it! And much like the rest of the crowd I … Continue reading J+B = Beyoncé Part II
  • J+B = Beyoncé Part I (9/21/2014) - (I started writing this piece last Saturday after attending the On the Run Tour on Friday, September 12th. I’d put it away after starting to work on something else. The concert aired on HBO last night and I awoke to virtually my entire Facebook timeline discussing it. So I decided to finish this piece. It’s … Continue reading J+B = Beyoncé Part I
  • Breaking Stupid in the City (1/7/2014) - Once again, I’m late to the TV party. I’m currently engaged in marathon of the now cancelled AMC show “Breaking Bad.” I’m enjoying the show, however, I don’t know how people watched it week-to-week for 5 whole seasons.
  • Who Really Breaks Up In a Breakup? (11/5/2013) - The answer: Everybody! I just finished watching a recording of ‘The Wendy Williams Show.’ During the “Hot Topics” segment, she talked about Ryan Secrest hanging out with the brother of his now EX-girlfriend, Julianne Hough. (Let’s just agree to ignore the obvious, ok?). Wendy posed the question to her audience: Is it ok to continue … Continue reading Who Really Breaks Up In a Breakup?
  • When She is More Successful (9/4/2013) - I came across an article today that summarized a study stating that men feel worse about themselves when their female partners are more successful. I’ve long suspected this was the case but never had any evidence, other than anecdotal, to validate this suspicion.
  • How Men Love (8/26/2013) - I’m watching “Marrying The Game” on VH1. Judge me. A friend of the fiancé just said “You’re expecting Jayceon to love you the way you want to be loved versus accepting that he’s loving you the way he knows how.” The fiancé replied, “He thinks providing is loving.” The friend responded, “Most men do.” The … Continue reading How Men Love
  • The Dip Back (8/19/2013) - I was listening to the Tom Joyner Morning Show this morning and an interesting topic came up: “Have You Ever ‘Dipped Back’ to an Old Relationship for a New Fling?” The topic reminded me of a blog I wrote some years ago – “The Ghosts of Chrissy’s Past.” Virtually every one of my exes has … Continue reading The Dip Back
  • No Scary Age for Me!! (8/18/2013) - I don’t have a “scary” age.  I’ve never had one and don’t ever plan to have one.  I am, however, in the age group where many of my peers are at their scary age, quickly approaching their scary age or they’re depressed because they’ve long ago passed their scary age.  Let me explain the concept … Continue reading No Scary Age for Me!!
  • I Will Smash You and Make Another One! (8/15/2013) - I was talking to a father once about disciplining children and how things are so very different from when we were growing up. He told me a story about how his three year old rolled her eyes at him. He responded by telling her: “I will smash you and make another one!” His wife was … Continue reading I Will Smash You and Make Another One!
  • The Sexiest Thing About a Man (8/10/2013) - I’ve been writing this blog (in my head) for a little over a week now.  I began writing it after date with a guy I’ve been dating casually for a little over a month.  He’s a great guy.  He looks good on paper (educated, gainfully employed, no kids, well-traveled, financially stable (from outward appearances)).   And … Continue reading The Sexiest Thing About a Man
  • Can Men and Women Really be “Just Friends?” (8/8/2013) - Can men and women really be “just friends?” In my younger years I would always answer this question with an emphatic, “YES!” Now that I’m a little older, and presumably a little wiser, I’m less likely to answer the same way. In my younger, more optimistic (and possibly more naïve) days I would say “yes” … Continue reading Can Men and Women Really be “Just Friends?”
  • Dear Huma, Stand by Your Man! (8/5/2013) - This blog entry was originally intended to be an open letter to Huma Weiner the long-suffering wife of NY Mayoral candidate, Anthony Weiner. I had all these grand ideas of sharing with her how incredibly weak and naïve she appeared “standing by her man” for the second time as he ‘fessed up to acts of … Continue reading Dear Huma, Stand by Your Man!
  • The Top 10 Pick Up Lines and the ONE that Actually Works (8/4/2013) - This is not the “top” ten you’re thinking about.  This is actually the bottom ten, the absolute worst pick up lines . . . EVER.  Unfortunately, all of these have been directed at me personally.  Most didn’t get responses.  Some provoked laughter of the “loud, country” variety.  You know, when your mouth is wide open … Continue reading The Top 10 Pick Up Lines and the ONE that Actually Works
  • There Really Are Leagues to this Thing (8/3/2013) - For the very first time I heard a man acknowledge that there are dating “leagues.”  When I say league I’m talking about exactly what you think I’m talking about.  My girlfriends and I talk about it all the time.  Men don’t recognize, acknowledge or respect the fact that there really are leagues.  Maybe that’s because … Continue reading There Really Are Leagues to this Thing
  • I’m Taking My Ball and I’m Going Home!! (8/2/2013) - I’ve been toying with this piece for well over a year now.  It seems that every time I tuck it away and decide not to finish it someone brings the topic back to the forefront.  Sometimes it’s brought up by an acquaintance, sometimes it’s a friend-of-a-friend and sometimes it’s some random person whose conversation I … Continue reading I’m Taking My Ball and I’m Going Home!!