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The longest/shortest staircase in the world for getting your shit together before seeing the ex

That was it, basically. I had no concept of time exiting my rental apartment and descending that massive, ancient staircase, as I knew that before tiny me got to the bottom and opened that giant door to the outside, I … Continue reading

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The Spy That Loved Thee: Celebrating The Average Femme

 Curious? Guilty. I had to see who she was –  ‘the (ex) wife.’ I dug around/cyber-snooped. I found a photo. A daughter, a husband and a wife… She wasn’t what I expected. She looked sour, bored. Uninspired. He was in … Continue reading

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4 days, first dates, and a slice of cake: Part 1

Backing up a few days earlier… I expected to arrive at the airport in a cold sweat, but fortunately (or unfortunately depending how you look at it)  while staying with extended family in Big City and before exiting the house for the airport, … Continue reading

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Happy 2013! Brought to you by ‘V’ as in vomit, virus and valium!

When in Rome… However we are NOT in Rome, There are no Romans, and I have no desire to assimulate the ‘un-evolved.’ How thoroughly I despise this particular winter asylum, the mentality that killing is ok,  and that brutal Canadian weather. For … Continue reading

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Oliver speaks! “Give me f’cking more!”

More Sir. I may look poor but I’m bad-ass. Over the last few years I have declared on numerous occasions how I have bore an uncanny, metaphorical resemblance to a modern-day, pure-hearted ‘Oliver Twist’ (only with furniture and diamonds). As generally during the … Continue reading

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A Single Gal’s Brownie Binge (boring) Weekend

What am I DOING this weekend? Does this answer your question?… The only reason I am not crippled by guilt and slumped over the toilet with my head in the bowl in my own version of a metaphorical ‘vomitorium’ like … Continue reading

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4 men and a cake

It’s so f’cking hot here…  I’d love to make Fellini proud with my 21st century rendition of frolicking in a fountain. Specifically the one in Cava’s local piazza while blasting this song… Otherwise last week I had 3 dates. Two … Continue reading

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I’ve been ‘SEXT:’ An online porn moment with yours truly

I figured the best way to climb out of this mental abyss I seem to have fallen into lately would to be  get back in the game, and with a vengeance.  I had previously  set up a profile on an … Continue reading

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Loop-holes and the man in my shower

A: Allora? What do you have to say for yourself now? D: I only broke one rule. Are you going to crucify me over one vodka cooler and a micro shot of white Port, and strawberry liquor? Plus he seemed … Continue reading

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10,000 mosquitoes and my date with a ham sandwich

My most recent process of elimination has members of ‘The Cakes McCain Peanut Gallery’ running through the proverbial revolving door (and subsequent deleting of their numbers from my cel). This is proving to be increasingly useful as it seems to be … Continue reading

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