Saturday, March 3, 2012

Checking My Emails

I have very mixed feelings about emailing someone that says things that I like. NO, not about me, but just about what he believes, what matters to him. Mixed feelings because I have been down this road before and then.... it doesn't work. I'm just not up for another meeting that doesn't lead to anything. I would love it if God would have me meet the right person when we both reach for the same grapefruit in the produce department or something. Just "accidental", when I'm not expecting it.
I'm finding myself checking my emails to see if this gentleman is "replying" to my last email. It had been 5 days before I heard from him again. But I was OK not hearing from him. But tonight when I got the "someone is trying to get in touch with you" email I was a just alittle excited.
With each email I am finding we have more in common.
Now I guess I really do have to lose those 20lbs. Can I do that in 2 weeks? Just kidding!!!

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Back in the Saddle Again!!!

I feel like I have returned to an addiction of some sort. I got an email that said, "Someone is trying to get in touch with you." I couldn't resist. I clicked on the email, entered my password and there it was!! A picture of nice looking man, his profile, likes and dislikes, what he likes to do "outdoors", etc. I was drawn in and read his message. OK, I'm human, it was flattering.
I had to tell him that unlike him, I'm not a camping, hiking, climbing person. I told him that if that was something he wanted to share with someone special, he could move on to another lady. (It's not like there aren't alot of us out there)
He emailed back that those things weren't that important to him. So, I'm off on another adventure.
Coffee anyone?

Friday, February 24, 2012

What is Nana up to?

Nana has been very busy. Don't think that this grandmother's just waiting around to play with my grandchildren. Not that I don't love to do that, but I actually still have hopes and dreams of my own.

I have re-discovered a passion for writing. Although I can't cuddle up to my laptop ( I tried, it doesn't cuddle back!) I find writing very fulfilling. I guess that is why I enjoy writing about my "coffee dates".

Speaking of dating, yes, I'm still on one online dating site. OK, I'm incurable romantic. I haven't responded to any of the "We have match for you" emails, but it's fun to "shop". I think I'm having more fun emailing a reply to the website. I make remarks like, "no picture, no match". Sorry, I want to see what he looks like". I don't really have a type, but I know what won't work for me. Like he has to have teeth, no tank shirts or tie dyed t-shirts please!!! I also find it interesting when some nice man contacts me and he lives in another state!! What type of relationship is he looking for or does he just want an email friend?
Well, that's enough for now. Every day is a celebration!!

Friday, December 30, 2011

Where Has Nana Been?

Wow, it's been a long time since I have written about my romantic life adventures. OK, maybe not adventures, unless your idea of excitement is being in the 10 items or less line at the grocery store and you have 11 items!!!
I promise I will get you caught up on the what dating, trying to find love is like for us "over the hill" group.
Funny, now that I think about it, when you go over the hill isn't "coasting down hill" actually easier and more fun? Just a thought.

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Report on Friday Night Date

Reporting on my date. I met him at the restaurant. I wasn't ready for him to pick me up. After all, what if during the date I decide I don't want to see him again and then I'm stuck in the car with him on ride back to my house. I mean let's face it we all know that happens.

We did have a very nice evening. He is easy to talk to and I felt very comfortable with him. But there just isn't any spark. I wish there was.

One of the things I do on a date is ask myself, would I want him to touch me, just touch me or hold my hand and then the BIG question, would I want him to kiss me? If I answer that with a "not so much" it is really hard to go out with him again. Hey, I may be a grandmother, but I'm not dead!!! So all you younger women, take note, older women still like romance and sex or so I've heard!! I'd like to have both before I die, with a wedding ring of course. Can't help it, I'm old fashioned.

Another question I ask is, "Would I want to introduce him to my children and grandchildren?" Would he fit in and be comfortable, more importantly would they be comfortable with him?

All these questions help me decide if I want to continue seeing someone.

Like the Meryl Streep movie, let's just say, "It's Complicated".

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Nana Has a Date

I have a dinner date tomorrow night. We had a "coffee date" a week ago at Starbucks of course. So, I'm wondering what to wear, what will make me look thinner. The same questions that I asked myself when I was 20.

 Isn't if funny how so much of this dating thing is the same for all of us at any age? It's funny to me.

He didn't give me "butterflies", but I have a feeling there may be more to him than I first thought, so I'm going to find out tomorrow night. If not, at the very least, I get to have a lovely dinner with a nice man.

Sunday, January 16, 2011

My Grandson

Kids say the sweetest, funniest things. I was spending the day with my grandson, who is 7 years old. He asked me if I had a boyfriend. I said, "No, I don't." He said, "That's good." I asked him why he thought it was good.  He said, "Well, if you did, you would want to spend time with him and not me." That touched my heart that my grandson loved spending time with me so much.

I reassured him that no matter what I would always make being with him a priority and that I tell any man I date that my grandchildren are very important to me.

One of my favorite things to find out about a man is, "Tell me about your grandchildren". I listen to how he answers the question and if his face lights up when he talks about his family. I find a family man very sexy. That and a man who loves God deeply. I love that!!!