Sex & The Single Vicar

Tales of Ecclesiastical Dating

In a weak moment, I posted on FB a week or two ago: “I am not a cat person. I am thinking of getting a cat. Please, advise.”  Well, truth be told I am not really much an animal person of any kind. Bailey, my youngest son’s half-Collie/half-Golden, lived out the latter of his fifteen …

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“Do I have to go?” I plaintively ask. “Yes,” Colleen, my life coach, says. “You have to give him a chance.” “Him” is “Don” — the last man on my six man plan with DCSingles. My matchmaker, Kelly gives me a heads up. “He didn’t go to college.” “That’s okay,” I say. “I like a …

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DCSingles. Six man plan. Expensive. Man #5. Mark with a “k”, not to be confused with Marc with a “c” – who was Man #4. Confusing, I know. As texts for coffee flew back and forth, I nearly blew off the fifth before I had even met him. “Ooooooooo! January Mark with a ‘k’. Sorry, …

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Catching my therapist up on my not so successful DCSingles dates, Sondra pauses and thoughtfully poses the obvious question: “So, Joani, what do you want?” “What do I want?” Well, not Bernie Sanders. I already wrote about him. And not the guy who is afraid of his own shadow — who I met for coffee …

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1963. Open my wardrobe and what do you see? Brown courdouroy smocked dress and white puffy blouse. Navy blue polka dot shift and  striped Danskins.  Parochial school uniform and Peter Pan collars.  Mary Janes, saddle shoes, and Keds. 1973. Open my wardrobe and what do you see? Peasant dresses, halter tops, and army jacket. Denim …

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Looking for bromance? It seems Trump and Putin have been playing footsie under the table. Putin flirts with Trump and Trump’s heart is all aflutter. Tweet, tweet, Vladimir, strong leader. So handsome, shirtless and mounted on your horse. Of course, we have much in common. So Trump, a rank neophyte narcissistically plays the game — …

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“On December 5, 1900, the New York Herald headlines screamed:”   “CHANLER ESCAPES Amelie Rives First Husband IS OUT OF ASYLUM Search Fails to Find Wealthy Demented Man Who Left Bloomingdale Institution… Former Wife, Princess Troubetzkoy, Also Insane.” This is the dark and delicious tale of doomed passion: meticulously researched and wonderfully told in Archie and …

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