When someone else is treating you to a meal, whether it’s a date or a friend of the family, I was taught to ask for suggestions on the menu. Inquire as to what the host is planning on ordering, and then choose something on the menu in the same price range. Likewise with drinks, if . . . → Read More: How to order when invited to eat out
Freida, my mom, is sharing her love story with us today:
When I met Hal “by accident,” as he says, though I don’t believe in love at first sight, I did think he was the most attractive man I had ever met. I told a few friends he was the first man I had . . . → Read More: A Love Story
A recent incident reminded me of Jason’s and my dating days. We each had an evening class at the University of Nebraska on the same night of the week, at the same time, in the same building, and just one door down from each other. Jason lived in an apartment near the school, so he . . . → Read More: Jason
My senior picture
My dad told me I couldn’t date until I was eighteen. This was always the magic age when I was growing up. Only he didn’t quite do the math because he was thinking that I would be in college, but I was eighteen my whole senior year of high school.
So . . . → Read More: First Boyfriend: Funny Moments
I don't have a picture of that evening, but this was taken during our early dating days.
Start at the Beginning: How I Met My Man
Our First Date
We had been dating for just over four months. I was young and in love! Not only was it Valentine’s Day, . . . → Read More: Our First Valentine’s Day
The adventures from my first year in Nebraska after I had graduated college seemed to prove to me what I thought I already knew from past experience. First, that all men from Nebraska are strange, and second, I would never marry anyone from Nebraska–I actually said that!
I was “stood up” for the first time . . . → Read More: My Nebraska Dating Experience