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She thought she said ‘gray’

birthday-cards-owl-quote-2Lori was an avid bicyclist. She belonged to two long-distance clubs and they travelled. There were five other single women in the group. Yes, they were competitive and a bit aggressive – however the women had a bond. They were all – nonchalantly- on the look out for: Rodney Right- Mr Big – The One.

Most of the men in the group were married, engaged or rabid riders who only kept track of their time.

One Saturday, the group pulled over in a huge park and stopped to have a bite to eat  (Quest Bars and Water.) Lori noticed a friend from work across the park and peddled over.

Her pal, Suzanne was with a large group of men and Lori  was intrigued.  She spent 30 minutes chatting with Suzanne and rapidly meeting a passel of people. Then, her group was off and she caught  up with them. 

Janelle, the loud girl in the group yelled back to Lori that they guys looked pretty “Gray” code for: old and not available. Lori kept quiet. There were a two men who were very friendly and handsome.

The next day, Lori called her new-best-friend Suzanne, to chat and really to ask about the very cute, older, guy in he turquoise blue riding ensemble. Mr Salt and Pepper Hair had been very attentive to Lori. Suzanne was out riding her bike when she answered Lori’s call.

Above a cacophony of street noises they chatted. Before Suzanne hung up – Lori asked about the cute older guy. And she heard he was “Gray.” Click.

No problema. She liked older men.

It took several phone calls, a little Google research,  and time before our friend Lori realized Mr McDreamy  was Gay not Gray.

Next!

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via Daily Prompt: Gray

 

 

Top 5 Ways Not to Break Up

Poems, tomes, books, blogs and rants have all been written about the subject. It is painful. It hurts. It happens everyday, everywhere. And, yet there isn’t a formula for success. There has yet to be a fail-safe recipe for cessation of relationship

 

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Kindler Gentler Ways to Cease and Desist

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Don’t hire a sky-writer to create a sign to break up with your sweetheart.

Don’t even think about Sending a Text to Break Up.

Don’t send a Dear John/Dear Joan Letter

Don’t call your Soon-to be-Ex and say, “This just isn’t working out.”

( or, “You are too good for me,” or “I need some space.”)

And DO NOT hire the The Break Up Shop to send  a text, email, snapchat, snail mail to your soon to be rejected par amour.

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For $10 The Break Up Shop  Will send your Lover a text to break up. (Tres classy, non?)

For $20 THE BS will send a form letter to the person you once dated.

and… who cares, after that?

Really? What kind of neanderthal – cave man – cave girl would stoop to such depths to end a relationship?

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In Medford, Oregon, the Pear Capital of the West, you will see this very appropriate sign

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