Purse strings

Guys. I HATE MOVING. Moving is so annoyingly irritating on its own, without factoring in the price of it all. A move-out fee? A move-in fee? $400 worth of movers (plus tip!)? Apartment cleaning (plus tip!)? Boxes, duct tape, bubble wrap? The inevitable Target and Ikea runs the weekend after the move where we buy […]

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Someone’s Stories, part 2

More from Someone.  ———————————————————————————– Date 2: “A Case Study in Bad OPSEC” Not too long after the “Bait-and-Switch,” I proceeded to go on another OKCupid date. This date was ill-advised right off the bat, even by the standards of some of my less-than-discriminating friends. The reason? In the only profile picture she supplied, her face […]

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Someone’s stories

This was a Cyber Monday surprise for me this morning! Enjoy. ——————————————————————————————————————————– Hello, dear readership of LNE! “Someone” here. I thought I’d take the reins for a short time to give our illustrious narrator a break from meticulously documenting her life and regale you with a story of my own. I have read most of […]

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Six months with Someone

Six months and three days ago, a boy e-mailed me on OkCupid and wrote: “Hi, I’m [Someone]. You seem genuinely like my kind of person. I think we should go on a date that involves grabbing a meal somewhere with a presumably error-ridden menu and break out the mental red pens! Sometimes, it’s just what […]

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secret heart

So many things have changed in me in the last few months, most of which are certainly a result of my new relationship. As I’m sure is clear to any long-time readers, I haven’t been in a relationship in quite some time: college flings, dates here and there, sure; but a relationship? Nope. It’s pretty […]

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Meet the Sullivans

We did it — Someone met the family, the family met Someone, and the weekend just faded off into happy memories, sunsets, wine, laughter, and relaxation. I’ve never (in my adult life, anyway) brought someone home. I felt like it could easily be a scene from a rom-com: The Sullivans are kind of a crazy […]

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The Board Room

It turns out that Date Night is more fun after 3 months (3 months?!?!?) than it was even after 2, or 1. I forgot that when you get to know someone, and start to really know them, spending time with them is even more enjoyable than it was in the butterfly-filled beginning. (But don’t tell […]

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Someone

Well. There’s a someone. I know he’s someone because a nursing colleague asked me today, “Are you seeing someone?” And I said, “Actually, I am.” So, Someone exists. He’s all four of the big four, in a big way: he’s attractive, he’s intelligent, he’s witty, he’s kind. Someone (who shall not be named, but who […]

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The Grouper.

*Some of the details in this post have been changed to protect the innocent. The Thursday before my final final, a night when what I really wanted to do (unbelievably?) was study proper breastfeeding techniques and treatment of post-partum hemorrhage, I went on the Grouper with the two single girls I had convinced to join […]

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