All I Want For Christmas

Culturally, as I think most of us agree, Christmas is all about giving. But the by-product of giving is “wanting.” Children wait hours in line to visit Santa Claus for the privilege of sitting on his knee...

Red Fish Blue Fish

Although it may not seem like it, a pet store can be a good place to find yourself on an accidental date. There are, of course, the puppies. And what lady doesn't like the puppies? But my girlfriend Juliet and...
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The Dating Game

I think the reason there are so many dating shows on television is because dating is an experience that is truly fascinating to witness from the outside looking in. While you're in the midst of dating, it...
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Entanglement

In relationship, one must bend. It's either that or break, let me tell ya. My friend Steve has the perfect analogy to sum it all up. In his backyard, in the mountains, where both aspen & lodgepole pines...
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The Accidental Date

My girlfriend Juliet and I lead extremely busy lives together and apart. And the presence of children in our lives really affects how often we go out on dates. So when we do have an evening out, I consider...
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Beauty and the Eye of the Beholder

I live for fashion, art and design. Every day of life should begin with a running start toward inspiration and beauty. And so I try my best to sprint toward my ideals each and every chance I get. My...
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The Ten Commandments Of Love

Relationships are hard. That’s why so many of them don’t work out. That doesn’t mean your relationship can’t be amazing and wonderful. But a healthy relationship takes a certain amount of...
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Strays Of The World

I used to live in a tiny duplex in a residential neighborhood of Denver. The back yard faced an alley filled with graffiti-tagged dumpsters and discarded furniture that didn't stay discarded for long, once the...

Date Night

Life is rough. The day to day can be an awful grind when it comes to working for the man, paying bills, or fighting with bastard insurance companies for healthcare coverage you already paid for but aren't...
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Twin City

It just so happens that my mother is a twin (with a fraternal twin brother). And my girlfriend, Juliet, is a twin (with an identical twin sister) who happens to have her hands full with busy toddler twins of...
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Things To Do In The Doghouse

Today I find myself dismayed, dejected and in the doghouse. Yes, my girlfriend isn't talking to me. How it happened, I'm not entirely sure, which is probably why it happened in the first place. But I trust...

The Past Is Dead

Recently the discussion came up with my girl Juliet and I, her twin sister and her twin's new girlfriend: should you talk about past relationships in your current one? We sat at Sweet Action Ice Cream, which...