I looked over at Ashley and caught her scribbling fake cursive loops, like you do in pre-school when you're pretending to know the alphabet.
I hadn't been writing anything, but then I thought I might be offending someone.
Park 51 was supposed to be a 13-story community center featuring cultural programming, classes, and a fitness center. But after several romantic disappointments and increased parental pressures, I’m beginning to accept that life would be better if I could find a culturally compatible mate.
Right now, it’s an undeveloped, mostly-abandoned building with no signage located on a deserted street most known for its proximity to the Amish Market. It’s not the only option, but it’s the one that would ensure a harmonious relationship between my parents and myself.
Gone are the days when girls would strut in front of a man’s family, serve chai, and share a special talent to impress her possible in-laws.
Professional matchmakers and house visits still exist, but the internet has made it easier for men, women, and (of course) their parents to cast a wide net and connect with people from all over the country who share their values and interests.
The daters carried their papers in front of them, surprisingly.
At the end of each interval, the organizer rings a bell, clinks a glass, or blows a whistle to signal the participants to move on to the next date.
At the end of the event participants submit to the organizers a list of who they would like to provide their contact information to.
President Trump said Friday that he is disheartened with the pace of the Republican-controlled Congress, which has yet to send a signature piece of legislation to his desk in his first 100 days.“I’m disappointed that it doesn’t go quicker,” Trump said.
The comments came in an interview scheduled to air Friday evening with Fox News’ Martha Mac Callum, who asked Trump’s opinion on how the Republicans have handled the “big issues” that have been raised so far in his presidency, such as health care reform.