Category Archives: single in Marin

DATING 101 – FOLLOW YOUR BLISS

Are you 50, 60, or 70  and back in the Dating Game? Have you been told to Follow Your Bliss? But, you know you need a map, a compass, and a GPS just to find the On-ramp to the Bliss … Continue reading

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Poor Little Rich Girl on a Ring Cycle

In 2005, Peggy was on her fourth husband when she overheard a waiter at Trader Vic’s say to another that she was “On a Ring Cycle.” Initially, she was amused and flattered to find a mere waiter spoke of her … Continue reading

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Skip the light fantastic: nightmare first date?

Originally posted on Suddenly Single in Marin:
Merry has a dozen Nightmare First Date Stories. Her friends “live” for her dating debacle tales. Not only is she funny, Merry is their canary – dropping down into the dating depths –…

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Beware the common “Romance Scam”

David Pogue – genius and prolific writer – gives us this golden insight to online dating scams: Beware the nefarious: Soulmate Scam The FBI says that “confidence/romance fraud” was the second most-reported crime in 2017, after business email compromise crime. … Continue reading

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Scams: Online Dating Nightmares

(SAMPLE Scam)  $100 to the first 10 people to send in the First  Ten Verses of “Do the Hustle.” by Stan the Scam and the Fair-ohs? Binkie, Is there a Romance Hoax in your past, or a good looking one … Continue reading

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Beware: Scams – are all over dating sites

Everyday there are floods of scammers – from Nigeria, Russia and Utah…working Online Dating Scams – Here is “a classic” Scam artist  at work:  Hi Gorgeous, How are you doing?Hope thanks for the message fine-Now whats next!… hmmn lets get … Continue reading

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Here they come! Floods of SF renters arrive

Floods of San Francisco Renters are looking to Marin for An Escape. Maggie works for Google. Her roomie, Cindie, works for Apple. Working “From Home” in dirty, old  SF grew old. They researched Marin County  and found  many apartments for only … Continue reading

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Put me in, coach – Tips from Dating coaches

It couldn’t have happened to a nicer guy… A good friend, Matt, is new to the Dating Whirl. Divorced for over two years,  he is still in that quasi-reclusive stage. Perhaps the way he was treated by wacky judges and … Continue reading

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The Date Watchers are single, over 50 and open to romance

Originally posted on Suddenly Single in Marin:
The cadre of divorced women hovering around 50, call themselves The Date Watchers. They get together about once a week at the  Mill Valley Champagne Bakery and weigh in on dating. Topics discussed include dating…

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Skirting the issue? No Ugly Christmas Sweaters?

The invitation arrived the day before the neighborhood Christmas Party –  A classic invitation: Who, What, When, Where, and  What not to Wear! The heavy, paper stock, embossed invite read: No Ugly Christmas Sweaters Allowed …at this trendy Sausalito Party. Unfortunately, I … Continue reading

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