Day: August 10, 2011

Much Ado About Nothing… and Date #7

I kind of forgot to mention that the weekend came and went with nary a word from Date #7.  Under ordinary circumstances, I wouldn’t mind—okay, I wouldn’t mind a lot—but these are not ordinary circumstances.  I’m driving six hours across the state on Saturday to visit this man and it’s been nearly a week since we’ve spoken! I spent all morning in a funk, wondering if I should cancel my trip or tell him to fuck off or some combination thereof (methinks a simple “I’m looking forward to seeing you” on his part would not have been unwarranted) but then I remembered my goal for my weekend in Pittsburgh and that goal is to simply have fun. No melodramatics. No worrying over the state of our relationship of lack thereof. No demanding to know “where we’re at” or when we’ll see each other next, just lots and lots of laughter because amusement of this sort was conspicuously absent during our first meeting and laughter, I’ve finally realized, is very important to me. Nonetheless, Date #7 …