[Editor’s note of caution: Tinder stories get saucy. Due to sensitive content, names have been changed.] “Who doesn’t like to shop?” said Cara, 25 and doe-eyed, twisting her strawberry ringlets into braids before her date. “It’s Tinder, it’s easy.” She dabbed her essential oil before scanning me, “and it’s been a while, I can tell. You need to open up your … [Read more...] about Millennial Dating on Maui: A 2020 Tinder memoir
Thank you for the amazing time we spent on the beach together. It was nice to meet you, but getting to know you is another story. To be honest, I didn’t know whether to be flattered or pissed off when I realized that when you invited me to your house, you actually took me to a house belonging to other people. People you did not know. Did you not think of what might happen when … [Read more...] about Eh Guy Who Took Me On Date To Some Stranger’s House!
NO LOVE FOR KYLE YAMASHITA Kyle Yamashita wins elections because he stands at the side of Haleakala Hwy smiling and pointing at commuters (Candidate! Sept. 6, 2012). He is very charismatic in that regard, however if you have ever met him in person you may notice that he seems unable or unwilling to converse. Have you ever tried talking to him? I am gratified to learn that he is … [Read more...] about Speed Dating Gets Love But Not Kyle Yamashita
My outlook on dating is the same as my outlook on peas: Tried it out a couple times and decided it’s not for me. Now, I spend my time deflecting cries of, “That’s because you haven’t tried MY peas,” or “the RIGHT peas,” and “They’re good for you.” Anyway, the last foray into speed dating landed me across from a friend’s newly divorced dad. I pretended to be deeply engrossed in … [Read more...] about Speed Dating With The Beautiful People At Moana Cafe