Romeo! Retired old Men Eating out~~~
The Romeos (Retired Old Men Eating Out) meet at the Cafe every first Tuesday for lunch and laughs.
The average age of this coterie is 65. Justin, 80, is ebullient with a quick wink and a great smile. Eight guys sit around tables pulled together and drink really good wine and share a meal and jokes. You are a very lucky person if they catch you laughing at their lightning fast repartee. That was my good fortune.
The self-appointed Alpha Romeo, Calvin, invited me to share a glass of wine with “The Boys”.
Platters of food and three bottles of High Rock Ranch Syrah were on the zinc-covered tables. The group of friends was engaged and and very entertaining. In the course of an animated conversation, I revealed I was completing a book called “Sex in the City for Girls over 50”. This simple announcement was met with thunderous applause…
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Dater Beware: Read this!
The group’s numbers fluctuate –a couple of the ladies have found their “Partner for life,” a couple others are ‘going steady’ with somebody special…a few have thrown in the towel and have given up on dating-again altogether- however, they live vicariously through the exploits of their pals.
New Year’s Resolution: Try a new dating site?
The women are confidant they have explored every viable online dating site known to man and woman. They have tripped the light fantastic at eHarmony – conclusion: eHarmony doesn’t have any boundaries. (What woman in California-in her right mind- wants to date a guy from Toronto or Saskatoon, Canada? Consensus: None.)
A couple of the ladies explored JDate. Anne called…
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Do you dare? Could be Jolly – Could be folly!
Or Dysfunction: a game the whole family can play
Mistletoe and Folly?
You know the precarious December dilemma. You have a new holiday crush. You two have been dating for weeks, maybe months. You click, match and are very connected. You’ve become a couple and now must decide: do you dare bring your darling-date home for Christmas? Whether your family looks like the Addams family or a Norman Rockwell painting; you have to decide. Are you willing to subject your sweetheart to la familia?
Silent Night? or Rock Around the Clock Tonight?
And just think about who will be seated around the dining room table. There will be your quirky sister, the Vegan and her boisterous boy friend, poet; Aunt Xenophobe, Uncle Eclectic, Cousin Chauvinism. And your sweet little mother who can push your buttons like she was playing an…
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