Day: September 28, 2011

The Front Runner

On Tuesdays, the traffic in Philadelphia is as such that I can either leave an hour and half early for work (thus arriving with forty minutes to spare), or I can leave forty minutes before my classes start (which is what the commute should take, plus a ten minute buffer zone).  Unfortunately, the latter option leaves me racing to the finish line week after week so I’ve been choosing the former lately, which is how I came to find myself with forty minutes in the parking lot yesterday. I used this time as any serial dating anthropologist would: to check in with my “informants.” The difficult part of keeping up with multiple men at once is not the emotional stress.  Oh no.  It’s the logistics (although don’t get me wrong: the emotional stress is pretty bad too). I’m going out with Date #6 tomorrow night, Date #7 is coming to visit the weekend after next and the Wedding Date and I are still trying to coordinate our schedules for a second night out. Do you …