Crossroads

Last week, I attended a going away party. In the midst of the fun and the enjoyment, a long-held thought crept into my mind again. It was hard to dismiss it. My gear is stuck in neutral. I’m at the proverbial crossroads of what the rest of my life will end up being. Everyone around…

“Date My Kid, Please!!”

In 3 consecutive weekends, I will have three good friends get married (in the case of two of them, to each other) and a cousin who is going down the aisle. As someone who hasn’t dated, I have a lot of mixed emotions, most of it being happy.  I’m no marriage counselor, but I think…

Follow up on Homelessness and Dating

I have a couple of post-scripts from this week’s posts on the Des Moines dating scene and the unemployed homeless. I’ll start with the unemployed homeless.  If you read the comment section, a gentlemen by the name of DJ posted a comment and said that Brianna Karp, the focal point of Friday’s blog, is hearkening…

Lowering Your “Dating” Expectations

Today, my friends at Juice did a cover story on being single in Des Moines.  I could go on a long spiel about being single in this town, but there are two things that deserves to be addressed. Must-haves and expectations. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to know that Des Moines is what Des…