Day: July 15, 2011

Would You Rather: Jordan Almonds or an Online Dating Subscription?

Today I’m going to a wedding.  Not my own, obviously, but that of my former babysitter/art teacher/next door neighbor.  I have mixed feelings about this wedding, not because I have any doubt that the couple in question will be very happy together, but because I’m egocentric-to-a-fault even at the best of the times and seeing as I’ve just lost my wingman, this is not the best of times. The entire Richter clan was invited to this wedding, including Landlord, Chauffer and Tech Support.  Tech Support, aka my younger brother, was supposed to be my partner in crime for the evening but due to an unexpected turn of events, his boss is sending him out of town for the weekend. Typical. There are few things I hate more in life than flying solo at a friend’s wedding.  In fact, flying solo amidst a sea of happy and soon-to-be-happy couples ranks right up there with my hatred of pigeons, zucchini, eggplant, eggplant disguised to look like something else and tourists who walk four-abreast on the sidewalk. Needless …