July 26, 2012

Sayonara, cyber-dating?

As I’ve mentioned here before, I’ve been in the trenches of cyber-dating for a decade now. I’ve had some great experiences, some not-so-great, some just downright nuts, but overall I’m glad I’ve done it. But I’m thinking I might be done. A few weekends ago, I was writing to a man in Minneapolis who seemed […]

June 2, 2012

London Calling, Post 1

Hey, friends! Greetings from the Business Class Lounge at O’Hare Airport, where I’m kickin’ it as I wait for my flight to start boarding. Thank you, Dad’s travel expenses on my British Airways credit card, for giving me the points to take the flight with an upgrade! When I first arrived, the middle-aged British couple […]

May 20, 2012

The belly of the whale, part 3

Catch up on the prior installments of this adventure here and here… “Does this feel like the belly of the whale?” the voice said in my ┬áhead. I knew what the voice meant. In the book of the Bible that bears his name, the prophet Jonah is told by God to go tell the people […]

May 8, 2012

The belly of the whale, part 2

Find part 1 here… The door handle on the bathroom turned uselessly in my hand. I jiggled it, I pushed it, I pounded on the heavy wooden door. Nothing happened. I was trapped in the bathroom of my office for 13 hours. It was 6 p.m. on a Wednesday night. The cleaning crew had been […]

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