Category Archives: single in Marin

Wondering if you’ve been dumped? Here are six signs

After the Love Has Gone: Are you feeling like Angie  or Maggie May? If the current “Love of your life” has suddenly done a ‘Hasta la vista, baby’  and you’re in a stupor, wandering around humming Adele’s s “Someone Like You”  … Continue reading

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Avoid bad hombres on Dating Sites

Lindsey (33, single again) signed up for  a new online dating site. After filling out a questionnaire -only  half as long as the infamous Eharmony– the company sent her this photo. What do you think? Does this man strike you as … Continue reading

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Worst Online Dating Pic?

A quick look on Match.com  and here are five examples of “What not to do” when selecting photographs for your online dating profile. Can you tell what is wrong in each picture? Harry Harley is “selling” his bike, first. Then he hides behind … Continue reading

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The first six dates are easy…right?

Are men really like the bubbles in champagne? They disappear? Peggy, resident Internet Dating Diva, said the men she dated were like bubbles in a glass of champagne. That sounded poetic until she revealed, after six dates most guys evaporated and … Continue reading

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A grandmother’s Tales of the City

Originally posted on Suddenly Single in Marin:
My great-grandmother arrived from Ireland after the Gold Rush (1848) and in time for the great 1906 Earthquake. A wee lass of a gal (according to her colorful legendary account) when the earthquake…

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Mr. Easter Bunny, bring me a sweetheart

Dear Easter Bunny, Skip the chocolate drops, the Pink Peeps and the pastel jellybeans.  This year, cancel the Marshmallow Eggs and the yummy bonbons from See’s, Godiva and TCHO.  Bring me a man. You get around. You know the score: … Continue reading

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The Party is Over? Peggy Noonan says

“…When you give a party two unwon wars, one a true foreign-policy catastrophe, and a great recession, it will begin to break because its members lose confidence in its leaders. When the top of the party believes in things that … Continue reading

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Marin: You didn’t get the Patchouli Oil Memo?

  Dear Denizens of Marin County (50+) So, you didn’t get the memo, huh? Patchouli Oil has gone the way of EST, Earthshoes, the Frug, the Twist, Pet Rocks and Puku Shells. You sat next to me at the Lark … Continue reading

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Koch Bros in Bed with The Trumpettes?

The Kochs*, had a party and invited close friends: ~~~Richard Mellon Scaife,  heir to the Mellon banking and Gulf Oil fortunes; ~~~Harry and Lynde Bradley, midwesterners enriched by defense contracts; ~~~John M. Olin, a chemical and munitions company titan; ~~~The … Continue reading

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Uh oh, the ladies are leaving – big online dating Exodus

Originally posted on Suddenly Single in Marin:
Massive Exit: Girls 50+ say the playing field is not level.   There are approximately 2.5 million people in enrolled in online dating sites like Match.com, eHarmony, OKCupid, Tinder, Plenty of Fish, Chemistry,…

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