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Auf Wiedersehen!

I’ll no longer be updating this blog, although it gave me some joy to write during a certain period of time. Thanks to my friends and other readers for taking the time to follow my curious interest in Missed Connections. … Continue reading

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Just Like Honey

This Missed Connection is a time machine, to my own life, at age 22. Or rather, it’s a time machine to a slightly alternate universe, in which I a) knew about Missed Connections (a discovery made at age 23, soon … Continue reading

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Data, A Love Story

“How could the experience of online dating be improved?” has been a pet topic of discussion between a friend and I for quite some time. So, when we first heard about Data, A Love Story: How I Gamed Online Dating … Continue reading

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The Odds of Finding Your Soulmate

“How many people are out there that you could love?” That’s the question posed by a video from a new PBS digital series¬†It’s Okay To Be Smart, featured today on¬†Brainpickings. In fact, it’s really more of a calculation of your … Continue reading

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Paperman

This sweet, dialogue-free short animated Disney film is a delightful take on Missed Connections – and especially the feeling of just not being able to shake the memory of someone. Like the classic Missed Connections scenario, the story begins, and … Continue reading

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I am waiting for you to find me

I came across this handwritten sign at the corner of Harbord and Brunswick today. It struck me that “I am waiting for you to find me” sums up the sentiments of Missed Connections quite fittingly — whether or not that’s … Continue reading

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An Illustrated Missed Connection from The New Yorker

I stopped into Outer Layer in the Annex last night, seeking a card. I didn’t find just the right one, but I did spot a postcard featuring the New Yorker cover illustration, below. I wanted to share it because the … Continue reading

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