The Real Reason Why I’ve Never Dated

I’m 26, soon to be 27, and I have never dated. This fact used to elicit great shame; at times, it still does. Looking back, however, I don’t believe I’ve ever been “ready.” Somebody in an online group recently posed a question that awakened me as to why: “How do you know you want to be with someone, that you’re willing to have them invade your space and time?” I’d never quite thought of romance this way. Something about the […]

Valentine’s Day Scavenger Hunts

Happy Valentine’s Day! Or Single Awareness Day for the pessimistic cynics out there. Go team. I’ve never spent a single Valentine’s Day in love, so admittedly, I don’t really grasp the lovey-dovey magnitude of this day like so many do. For me, Valentine’s Day seems like a great chance to waste money on chocolates or flowers or ginormous creepy teddy bears. But I do have some fond memories of today. EpiK Valentine’s Days of old. When I was a kid, […]

The Weekend WOW: Westboro Baptist Freedom and Ridiculous Valentine Bears Edition

Throughout any given week, I strive to share ridiculous hilarious inspiring enlightening topical things on my Twitter. At the end of the week, I like to condense the very best of Internetdom into a WOW-tastic post I call The Weekend WOW. And what a WOW-tastic week it was, indeed. Just in time for Valentine’s Day. + WOW what a ridiculous commercial: Vermont Teddy Bear’s “Big Hunka Love Bear.” This thing is pure epiK. I first saw the commercial at the gym this week. […]

My Valentine is Forever

I dislike Valentine’s Day. I almost used “hate” there, but eh, Valentine’s Day isn’t worth my hate. The Yankees, on the other hand… Maybe Valentine’s Day would give me the heart-throbs and the dizzies if I was ever romantically involved with another on this sorta made-up holiday. Maybe someday I’ll devolve into that pathetic state. Last week at my life group, a woman graciously shared how she first came to know the Lord — on Valentine’s Day, of all days. […]