Potatoes roasted with sage and thyme and Rodin’s Thinker

I figured out something I don’t like: people posing in front of statues doing what the statue is doing. Rodin’s Thinker, for example. Posing in front of Rodin’s Thinker acting like Rodin’s Thinker is very popular. Dozens of casts of Rodin’s Thinker are spread across four continents. This is unfortunate. This gives the most amount of people with…

Kitchen sink salad and WTF online dating

I just opened a guy’s profile, and this was the first sentence: “I’m intelligent, THISISWHEREISTOPREADINGHOLYSHIT Men! Try to come up with something that is in no way a version of “you’re as comfortable in a T-shirt and jeans as a cocktail dress,” and for God’s sake don’t use the phrase “partner in crime”!! Why would you post…

Sunday night pasta sauce and WTF online dating

I’ve been single for nine days. I opened a bottle of rosé and paid for a three-month subscription to Match.com (I think). I also signed up for something called MeetMindful, a “conscious” dating site that has a total of 45 people on it, each of whom has an inspirational quote on his profile, such as “I am not…