The Bachelor and Why I Won’t Be Trying Out For It

“Are you gonna take me home tonight? Down beside that red firelight? Are you gonna let it all hang out?” On the couch watching the season finale of “The Bachelor: Sean Lowe,” I think to myself how glad I am that I never applied to be on the show (though admittedly, I’ve considered applying before).Continue reading “The Bachelor and Why I Won’t Be Trying Out For It”

Carpe Noctem: Seize the Night

“Are either of you Tiffany?” That was a question my buddy asked two girls sitting together at a table in Nashville’s Corner Pub. The good news, they were cute. The bad news, neither of them were Tiffany. So we grabbed a table and a couple of small cups of soda, sipped, and waited. This wasContinue reading “Carpe Noctem: Seize the Night”

The Bachelorette: Desiree

Desiree: You saw me, killin’ it? Sean: Smashing people. (from “The Bachelor” Episode 3 group date after playing volleyball) Barring a meltdown, I predict Desiree to win the final rose and a proposal from Sean. The chemistry is better between those two than Sean and any other girl in the mansion. There are a few top contenders,Continue reading “The Bachelorette: Desiree”

The Problem with Being Yourself on a Date

Whether you’re a guy or girl, it’s normal to get nervous before a date. We’ve all been there. In fact, even the dates I didn’t put must stock in, I still found myself being nervous (see “This Was Not A Date” and “After The Final Tulip”). More often than any advice I get is theContinue reading “The Problem with Being Yourself on a Date”

The Bachelorette Emily Maynard Episode 1

I have come so close to boycotting the show. Well, by “boycotting,” I mean sending in an application but let’s move on. I’m in a fantasy league at work, and that makes watching the show completely bearable. Do I care which guy wins? No. Am I concerned if the relationship will last? No. Do I want toContinue reading “The Bachelorette Emily Maynard Episode 1”