Sex & The Single Vicar

Tales of Ecclesiastical Dating

“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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Flutter. Flutter. Flutter. Flew the beats of my bipolar heart. First date with Alfredo, the Uber driver, got off to a great start. Over coffee and pastry, we bantered about books, picked apart politics. But language handicapped, “1984” just does not compute. Spanglish flirting, cross cultural exchanges, sort of funny and familiar, awkward and strange. …

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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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“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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