His photo on Tinder gave pause

Shelia was thrilled to be up and running on Tinder. 

She had dabbled on EHarmony and Match.com and grew tired of the back and forth messaging- she dubbed both sites “all talk no action.”

Her 30-year old neice, Patsy, bragged about her dozens of dates on Tinder. Patsy was out every night and her dating domain was Rosewood in Palo Alto.

Shelia got the Cliff Notes from her neice: they discussed “age and distance” and set up the account. Daters over 30 pay $19.99 to get in the game.  She would swipe Right if she liked the guy – swipe Left to reject. 

The photos of the men in Shelia’s age group were eclectic. There was the stout guy without a shirt, a guy wearing a lampshade, a man and his gun, and an old photo of #45.

She had reservations about going forward. Confused by the barrage of bizarro boys, she let her neice handle her foray in Tinder World.

In two weeks time, Shelia bragged and called herself a Tinder heart. She had ten dates with a wide variety of men. Her acuity in Swiping was much improved. She readily admits 50% of the guys were looking for a one night stand. The novelly waned.

Fortunately, she ran into George at Whole Foods, in a very long check out line, and a connection happened. Just like that. She encourages smiling at strangers. A lot.

 

via Daily Prompt: Reservation

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Big Bummer: Amazon in bed with Ivanka?


Amazon Loves Ivanka

Amazon Prime… So long! Farewell – auf wiedersehen, good night.
I hate to go and leave this pretty site…

So long, farewell auf wiedersehen, adieu
I do – I do – I really must skidoooo!

So long, farewell, au revoir, auf wiedersehen.
I’d like to stay but, I will Grab My Wallet...

While you sell Trump Brand: Clothes, Purses, Perfume and shirts and stuff.

I used to be a big time, avid, rabid  AMazon Prime Shopper –

but, now, there is a stopper.

So long, farewell auf wiedersehen, adieu- Amazon Prime

…no more shopping with you.

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Grab Your Wallet Lists 50 Stores that Sell Trump Brands. You will be surprised.

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California Dreaming…

“I think that I shall never see a poem as lovely as a tree…”

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“Having made these noble trees an especial study during the past year, I approach them always, I may say, with reverence.

As giants and patriarchs of the forest they stand alone. Nowhere throughout the world can be found living trees that are more majestic and inspiring….

It is a pleasure to linger in the redwoods to contemplate their greatness….

The trees are grand without being oppressive; noble but not arrogant; lords of the soil that do not impoverish the land. ”

F.H. Clark “Forestry; Redwoods,”

Annual Report of the State Board of Horticulture of the State of California, for 1891

A cup of Con fefe every morning?

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We start each morning with a “Hiya, sun!”

That’s our abbreviated   Sun Salute.

A colorful fruit plate is our traditional weekday breakfast. Never the same -each day is a mealnge of seasonal sweet fruits. We toss in a few mini-berry muffins or hardboiled eggs. Voila!

Our stove top has special copper pot where each day we brew an addictive, floral concoction my granddad, Con, named Con Fefe – a name our family and friends have all used for decades.

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We were tickled to learn #45 had copied our recipe.

Revelation

Tis grand to be Irish – it’s the berries!

March 17th – The Day Everyone Wants to be Irish

There are Irish Bars in Little Cuba, Chinatown, Japantown and Little Italy…all over the globe.

March 17th  is a really big day for all things Green ( including Green Beer)and famous parades in New York, Chicago and San Francisco;

If you want to fit in or make a massive impression, pepper your sentences with words like these By hook or by crook we love the Emerald Isle – Eire! As you leave the pub – look out for the ball hopper an be doggy wide on the street. Slainte!

It will be the berries!

Massive