After getting divorced, I challenged myself to a year-long dating project: 52 First Dates. The goal was to go on 1 date a week for 1 year on a search to rediscover myself and to hopefully find love. Join me on this adventure as I share my dating stories.
This post is dedicated to my students who inspire me everyday to be a better person. I have been an absolute slacker about writing my blog this last year. I have so many stories to share, but it seems like daily life got in the way and I neglected this project. However, from the beginning […]
Writing about this date makes me cringe a little, but I swear I did this for the purpose of research. Part of my 52 First Dates Project was to search for a decent guy, but the other part was a social experiment. I got my undergrad degree in anthropology, so I’ve always been fascinated by […]
Marriage is presented as the pot of gold over the rainbow, the golden egg, a magical wish granted by a fairy godmother. And, in the beginning, it often is a blissful bonding of two souls who have decided to spend their lives together. Newlyweds are so caught up in romance that they often overlook fatal […]
(Photo Source: For the Love of Frida 2017 Calendar, artist Aunia Kahn) Soon after my divorce, I was fortunate to be able to visit an exhibit about Frida Kahlo, the Mexican artist who empowered herself through art and who continues to inspire women today. As I started the 52 First Dates Project, I wanted to […]
Years ago, I was outside pulling some weeds in my courtyard when I heard the faint chirping of a bird. My property is surrounded by lush trees, and it’s not unusual to hear a symphony of whippoorwills, bobwhites, and mockingbirds . As I edged closer to my sliding glass door, the chirp got louder. And […]