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And while you're at it, I want a pony.

February 29th would have been my second wedding anniversary, if I were still married. (The alert among you will have already figured out that this means I got married in 2000.) I've been separated for over two years now, and divorced for six months, and I have realized something recently.

I am ready to start dating again.

Of course, I have no idea how a self-employed artist would meet people. A friend of mine has been exploring the wilds of Craig's list for similar purposes, but her results have been mixed enough that I'm totally hesitant to try that. On the other hand, I'm also enough at a loss that on the way home from Fall River (it's about a two hour drive) tonight I started composing a personal ad.

Let's see.

Self-employed, financially independent artist seeks person(s) for acquaintanceship, flirtation, possible escalation. I am: divorced, female, 36, eclectic, geeky, mercurial, empathic, intellectual, opinionated, radical, insecure, overscheduled, tactile, energetic, intimidating, picky, prickly, defensive, spontaneous, amusing, tough, devoid of ownership issues, bad at communicating needs strongly, moderately traumatized but so over the glamour of my own tragic past, and can cook. I am looking for someone(s) who is/are: 25-55, single or in an open relationship, solvent, outdoorsy, creative, adventurous, ethical, ambitious, geeky, competent, active, curious, friendly, funny, and not a picky eater.

Anybody not within a reasonable commute of Hartford, CT, need not apply.


And then it occurred to me... I could ask my Internets!  So there you go.

Internets, set me up with your friends!

Comments

(Anonymous)

Define "reasonable"

It's less than an hour and a half plane ride, and I'm solvent enough that doing that once a week or so would not be *too* unreasonable for me. For the right woman. Pity you didn't post this 3 months ago, when I was visiting the area. I probably won't be back again until after Christmas.

Re: Define "reasonable"

The next time you're in the neighborhood, let me know, and I will cheerfully buy you a cup of coffee. (Or take you to this neat tiny Italian place near Trinity for really good creme brulee.)

By the way, who are you? You cam through stealthed.

(Anonymous)

Re: Define "reasonable"

"I'm nobody. Who are you?" Sorry, no LJ account. This is me, at least professionally: http://people.xiph.org/~tterribe/

I will definitely take you up on any and all offers of crème brûlée next time I'm in the area.

Re: Define "reasonable"

Nice to meet you!

(Oh, and you put the accents in. You win. I am often too lazy for that.)