Category Archives: A bit random

The Madness and Charm of Crushes

“If we only encounter another person in a fairly limited range of situations (a train journey, rather than when they are trying to get a toddler into a car seat; a conference, rather than 87 minutes into a shopping trip … Continue reading

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Missed Connection for Your Hydro

Many of my friends, and hundreds of thousands of my fellow Torontonians, lost power due to the ice storm this past weekend. One tragicomic Missed Connection captures the more pressing need for hydro and heat. Continue reading

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How Do You Say “Love Train” in Czech?: Prague Metro Introduces Singles Dating Cars

Six years ago, I visited Prague, home to some of theĀ most beautiful metro stationsĀ in the world. While my friends and I chatted with an Australian guy and gal on the Metro (we wondered at first if they were Czech; they … Continue reading

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Missed Connections That Will Hopefully Never Re-Connect

Some Missed Connections are so ill-advised that you hope they never meet again. I laughed a lot at this round-up of terrible/ridiculous posts. Enjoy! Source: happyplace.com

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Missed Connections by Location

Dorothy Campbell’s “Seen But Not Spoken To: An Atlas of Where We’re (Almost) Finding Love” visualizes the most common spaces in which Missed Connections occur in each U.S. state. It’s not the first visualization I’ve seen of this, but always … Continue reading

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A stream of consciousness response to a hipster-y Missed Connection

1. A post like this could’ve been written by almost any number of my female friends, and at times, conceivably even by me. (It’s been pointed out that almost every fellow I’ve dated has had a beard, fwiw.) 2. I’m … Continue reading

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Patriarchy-crushing feminist wait staff

“Girls who wear black-framed glasses and want to crush the patriarchy are neat-o.” Continue reading

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