Dating · Life

You had me at hello

A friend of mine recently discovered Straight White Boys Texting, and asked me if I had any experience with this sort of thing. OK Cupid and Tinder never fail to provide hilariously gross exchanges from men who’ve seemingly never interacted with other humans. I’ve posted a few before, but since I’ve been sending some of the recent…… Continue reading You had me at hello

Dating · Family

Hometown glory

I’ve spent the better part of this past week in the bustling metropolis of Chatham — my hometown. No, I’m not a secret agent on some impossibly glamourous undercover assignment (I would be a terrible secret agent); we had a death in the family that I’m really not in the mood to write about just…… Continue reading Hometown glory

Dating · Friends

Then the morning comes

There comes a certain point, if you move away, when you only return home for holidays and funerals. I’m getting on a train today for the latter, so maybe I’ll write some things later. Instead, I’ll share this thoughtful guest post from my talented friend Rob. Check out more of his work at    “Isn’t everything…… Continue reading Then the morning comes

Dating · Friends

Setting the bar

My parents met in a bar.They also divorced less than 10 years later. How romantic. I’ve done the bar scene in Toronto, and it’s just a big fat no at this point. If the expectation going out is the optimistic girl with perfect hair and killer heels, the reality is the annihilated mess walking to the subway…… Continue reading Setting the bar